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Old 07-25-2012, 05:10 AM
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The Obama administration's plan to let thousands of young illegal immigrants stay in the country and apply for work permits reportedly could cost more than $585 million to carry out.

According to internal documents obtained by The Associated Press, illegal immigrants will be able to request permission to stay in the country and apply for a work permit starting Aug. 15.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services could receive more than a million applications in the first year alone, costing $467 million to $585 million to process.

Most of that is expected to be paid with fees from the applicants. The report estimates the fees will add up to $484 million -- though this still leaves a shortfall.

Waivers of the plan's $465 paperwork fee could dramatically affect the government's share of the cost. The plans said there would be no waivers, but Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told Congress last week that the government would grant waivers "in very deserving cases."

Read more: DHS immigration plan could cost $585M, report says, as questions remain over what fees would cover | Fox News

On top of that will legal immigrants be put on the back burner because the back load will be even larger just so illegals can take jobs here and stay!

Do you know how much my family had to pay to legally come here and how long it took and what an amount of paperwork you need to show to proof who you are...

Don't get me wrong, we agree with that, but to see now people to be able to stay and go in front of others while Janet Napolitana admitted in meeting that she never knew about E2 kids who are legally here with no path to a green card, that to me is sick!!!! On top of that she didn't even do anything to include them to get a green card and these are people who are here with regards to the law and not criminals who broke the law!
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