Americans have lost jobs and homes. Communities have been destroyed. Gov. Christie of New Jersey said the damage to his State is $30 billion.
But, the Washington Post and Associated Press are concerned that criminals from foreign nations, illegal aliens, have been in convinced.
“Some of those who need help to get temporary housing and food are afraid to come forward because they risk deportation. And many have returned to damaged, powerless, moldy homes because they have no other place to stay.
“My son has asthma and now he is worse. The house has this smell of humidity and sea water,” Mexican immigrant Miguel Alarcon Morales said while holding his 2-year-old son, Josias. “It is not safe to live there. I am starting to feel sick, too.”
Here is a thought—go home to Mexico. You are here illegally, I do not sympathize with those who steal our money, our jobs and demand we bend to their illegal activities.
What do you think, should we help them by giving them a bus ticket home?
By Associated Press, 11/24/12
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Officials from the Mexican government have visited shelters in New York and New Jersey looking for immigrants to help, informing them on how to obtain food stamps, financial assistance from FEMA or the Mexican government.
More than 735 people have signed up to receive economic help from the government of President Felipe Calderon, but there is only $180,000 so far to distribute, said the Mexican consul in New York, Carlos Sada. As of this week, 66 checks had been written to victims of the hurricane, totaling $110,000.
More than three weeks after Superstorm Sandy, the five members of the Morales family still live at their rental home in Staten Island, where floodwaters reached the second floor. Although the home has power now, there is no heat. The family uses only an electric heater.