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The GOP's Immigration Mess

Bill258 Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 12:33 PM
The U.S.'s immigration mess. 115,000 illegal aliens in Michigan cost the state and local governments $928,677,000 in one year …K-12 education $314.1 million … welfare $142.6 million … justice $66 million … limited English proficiency education $63.2 million … Medicaid $62.4 million … low-income families’ children health $25.2 million. newsandopinions dot net
loadstar Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 7:14 PM
Mexifornia's ILLEGAL alien cost plague is $10.5 BILLION per year per its congressman Miller. That accounts for > half the state's revenue shortfall/deficit.

On Saturday I will be debating Mark Kirkorian on immigration policy before the National Review Institute.

I am a "wet," on the topic. Have been since I opposed California's proposition 187 in 1994.

Mark, the executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, is a "dry."

Here's the interesting thing about out "debate," to be moderated by National Review's Jim Geraghty: Even if one or the other of us succeeds in persuading everyone in the room of our point of view, it doesn't matter. Not a lick. The GOP is branded as an anti-immigrant party, especially with voters under 30, the...