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Immigrants using less welfare than natives: US report

The study further pegged the average value of welfare benefits per immigrant at US$6,063, 27.3 per cent less as compared to US$ 8,335 for native-born Americans

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An immigrant in the United States consumed 27.3 per cent less welfare than native-born Americans, the public policy think tank, Cato Institute said in its report.

The report called for further reforms to reduce expenditure on welfare by building a higher wall around the concept of the ‘welfare state’ than around the country.

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