In the beginning of a propaganda piece, The Washington Post discussed the fear illegals have of Trump and that they are canceling food stamps. Later on in the article, they pull back saying it is illegals that get food stamps and claim it is “non-citizens.” But then why would someone who is not illegal be afraid of deportation?
There wasn’t even a single illegal who was interviewed for this story.
They even changed the title of the story to be even more alarming:
THE WASHINGTON POST EVEN ADMITS THEY HAVE NO FIRST HAND INTERVIEWS WITH ILLEGALS WHO ARE AFRAID:
The evidence is still anecdotal — and The Washington Post was unable to speak directly with immigrants who chose to cancel their SNAP benefits.
This is their propaganda on Food Stamps:
Luisa Fortin sometimes sits up at night, wondering what her clients are eating. She is the SNAP Outreach Coordinator for the Chattanooga Food Bank — but lately she has done less outreaching.
Her families, working immigrants in northwest Georgia, are spooked by the political climate, Fortin said. Increasingly, she’s being asked to explain how food stamps may impact immigration status, if not to outright cancel family food benefits.
Since mid-January, five of Fortin’s families have withdrawn from the SNAP program. One, the single mother of three citizen daughters, had fled to Georgia to escape an abusive husband. Another, two green-card holders with four young children, were thinking of taking on third jobs to compensate for the lost benefits. These families represent a small fraction of Fortin’s caseload — she estimates she has signed 200 immigrant families up for SNAP over the past six months — but based on the calls she gets from other clients, she fears more cancellations are imminent.
“I get calls from concerned parents all the time: ‘should I take my kids out of the program?’” Fortin said. “They’re risking hunger out of fear … and my heart just breaks for them.”
Chattanooga is not an outlier here, either.
In the two months since President Trump’s inauguration, food banks and hunger advocated around the nation have noted a drop in eligible immigrants applying for SNAP – and an increase in immigrants wanted to withdraw from the program.
Read more: WaPo