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Great News: Gang of 8 Plan to Cost Taxpayers Trillions of Dollars for Welfare

Chukalukabus Wrote: Apr 05, 2013 8:22 AM
A study done over 15 years ago by the CBO concluded that in just the 10 largest federal agencies that dole out freebies the net cost/benefit of your average illegal came up to a net LOSS of over 6000 somalians annually (pun intended). This does not include the state cost of education that averages around 4k per illegal student per year (children of illegals on average quit school by the 8th grade, that money is wasted). Nor does it cover other state cost such as incarceration (rates 4 times that of legals), or the general drag on other parts of the economy in subjective but non-the-less real costs. And yet another study found that illegals counted for 80% of roadside garbage in Texas. Do the math, doesn't add up. Send them all back now.

According to information released by Ranking Member of the Senate Budget Committee Jeff Sessions, the current Gang of 8 immigration reform proposal includes a major flaw that could lead to taxpayers footing the bill for trillions of dollars worth of federal welfare benefits for millions of illegal immigrants.

"Specifically, there is nothing in the framework to apply federal public charge law to those in the country illegally before they are granted legal status. What this means is that the bill would create an end-run around federal law: individuals in the country illegally could receive legal status without having to...