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Old 05-31-2010, 08:12 AM
 
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The National Academy of Sciences estimated that each illegal immigrant costs about $100,000 net annual cost to taxpayers.

The Heritage Foundation, a Washington, D.C. based think tank estimate future costs for illegal immigrants in the United States will reach a half a trillion dollars.

The influx of illegal immigrants has successfully "imported about 10 million high school dropouts into the United States," said Robert Rector, a senior research fellow in welfare and family issues Heritage Foundation.

Rector warns that illegal immigrants strain education and health care budgets.

Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., the committee's chairman, said hospitals in the Southwestern United States are losing $190 million annually per year for uncompensated health care from illegal immigrants.

“Nineteen percent of federal inmates are not citizens,” Sensenbrenner said.
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Texans join Arizona and other Americans in reviewing the facts about illegal immigration
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Old 05-31-2010, 06:37 PM
 
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One thing I never understood is; why Texas is noticing this now? It's been going on for at least 20 years given the history on Texas' laws.

Unfortunately, Texas isn't Texas anymore...it isn't cowboys and steers you knew.
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