Sep 02, 2015 10:28 PM GMT
USA TODAYThe majority of immigrants using welfare come from Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean. The use of welfare is lower for immigrants from East Asia (32%), Europe (26%) and South Asia (17%).
Carefully re-read the first sentence of the quote above. Note in the second sentence the reporter gives the percentage of immigrants from three regions who are on public assistance.
Nowhere in the article does he mention the percentage of immigrants from Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean who're receiving it.
I wondered why and looked through the article for that information. Then I saw the answer at the top. The reporter's name is Alan Gomez.