Is Joe Biden is giving smartphones away to illegal border crossers?
Yes. ICE is giving smartphones to people who have been processed at the border and released under humanitarian parole - a temporary legal status. The phones have an app called Smartlink, which is used for tracking people or communicating with ICE. The device cannot be used for anything else.
Do asylum seekers get free or reduced housing?
No. Asylum seekers do not qualify for any housing benefit, including TANF.
Do asylum seekers automatically get free healthcare?
No. Asylum seekers do not qualify for Medicaid or CHIP, but in a few states, they can buy private health insurance.
Do asylum seekers get free food?
Some do. Pregnant women, nursing mothers, and children under 5 qualify for WIC. Asylum seekers do not qualify for SNAP.
Do the children of asylum seekers qualify for free schooling?
Yes, all children are required to go to school in the United States.
How much does Colorado spend on children who don’t speak English?
½ of 1% of our State Education Budget.