The following chain letter began to be distributed across the internet in
early 2007, asking people to sign a petition. Petitions distributed via
internet email reveal individual's personal details, and are unlikely to
carry weight with the authorities.
The text of the chain letter reads as follows:
My Mom was a homemaker and Dad worked all his life and paid into SS.
Dad has passed away and now my mom can barely make ends meet. While
the possible "illegal" alien in front of her at the grocery store buys
the name brands, my mom goes for the generic brands, and day old
She doesn't have out of state calling on her phone, because she can't
afford it, and shops at the thrift shops and dollar stores while the
"illegal" aliens go to Macy's, Gap, J.C. Penny, Banana Republic, etc.
She considers having a pizza delivered once a week "eating out".
She grew up during the depression, watched her husband go overseas to
fight in WW II a year after their marriage, and then they went on to
raise, feed and clothe 5 children, scrounging to pay tuition for
I'm sorry, but I can't see how the Senate can justify this slap in the
face to born and bred, or naturalized citizens.
It is already impossible to live on Social Security alone. If they
give benefits to "illegal" aliens who have never contributed, where
does that leave us that have paid into Social Security all our working
The Senate voted this week to allow "illegal" aliens access to Social
Security benefits. Attached is an opportunity to sign A petition that
requires citizenship for eligibility to receive Social services. If
you do not wish to sign the petition yourself, please forward on to
anyone you think might be interested.
PETITION FOR: President Bush
The petition below is to protest against the recent vote of the
senate which was to allow illegal aliens access to our social
We demand that you and all congressional representatives require
citizenship for anyone to be eligible for social services in the