Austria Ending Government Benefits to Illegal Immigrants

12/28/17, Maine First Media Staff Report,

Austria has announced several new rules for illegal immigrants coming into the country.

The biggest of Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz new rules is eliminating government benefits from migrants who have yet to pay into the system.

“It will no longer happen for migrants who have never worked here a single day or paid anything into the social system to get thousands of euros in welfare,” Kurz said.

Other new rules include scanning incoming migrant’s phones for mobile data to ensure their real identity. And charging incoming migrants a to put towards Austria’s expenses caring for the new arrivals.

You can read the full Your News Wire report on the new rules from the partnership between Austria’s Conservative People’s Party and Freedom Party by clicking here.


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