Saturday, August 21, 2010

The Fiscal Burden of Educating Children of Illegal Aliens

According to a new report from the Federation for American Immigration Reform, the single largest cost of illegal immigration is educating the children of illegal aliens. Of the estimated $113 billion the U.S. spends on illegal immigration annually, roughly $52 billion goes toward educating the children of illegal aliens.

The report, The Fiscal Burden of Illegal Immigration on U.S. Taxpayers, estimates that state and local governments spend nearly $49.4 billion per year to educate the children of illegal aliens while the federal government spends about $2.1 billion...

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