90 Miles From Tyranny : New Report Details Stunning Cost of Illegal Immigration

Friday, September 29, 2017

New Report Details Stunning Cost of Illegal Immigration

An investigation by the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR) found that illegal immigration costs American taxpayers nearly $135 billion each year.

The recently released report, The Fiscal Burden of Illegal Immigration on United States Taxpayers (2017), found that the cost of illegal immigration is too monumental to ignore. The U.S. needs immigration reform.

From FAIR’s report:

At the federal, state, and local levels, taxpayers shell out approximately $134.9 billion to cover the costs incurred by the presence of more than 12.5 million illegal aliens, and about 4.2 million citizen children of illegal aliens. That amounts to a tax burden of approximately $8,075 per illegal alien family member. These figures are before taxes paid by illegal aliens are factored in.

The standard answer from the left concerning illegal immigration’s cost to taxpayers is that illegal aliens pay some taxes.

FAIR found that even factoring in taxes paid by illegal aliens, the total fiscal cost of illegal immigration on taxpayers stands at nearly $116 billion.

That’s $116 billion that state and local taxpayers are stuck with, all because of a failure to...Read More HERE

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