Illegal Immigration Summary

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United States taxpayers pay approximately $113 billion a year for illegal immigrants and $84 billion of the cost is paid by state and local governments. The main cost to taxpayers is the education for the children of illegal aliens. The cost of education in children of illegal aliens is estimated about $52 billion and most costs are covered by state and local governments. Majority of illegal immigrants do not pay income taxes. The author suggests an approach to discourage upcoming illegal immigration is not to employ them and deportations. The author thinks policy makers are responsible to look for ways to cut the fiscal burden of illegal immigration. California’s budget deficit of $144 billion in 2010-2011 and is estimated that $21.8 billion
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