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HB 56, Alabama’s toughest-in-the-nation immigration law, is all but dead, but it’s still costing taxpayers money to bury it.
originally posted by: rockintitz
a reply to: Indigo5
I find it funny that most liberals are for illegal immigration, which usually results in unfair wages and unsafe working conditions..
And most conservatives (I should say neocons) are against it, even though they provide a cheap labor force.
Kinda backwards from both sides don't ya think?
originally posted by: xuenchen
originally posted by: Indigo5
Alabama Immigration Crackdown Costs State Up To $11 Billion, Study Says
Alabama is still paying for its immigration crackdown
Both articles are the same one !!!!!
originally posted by: SlapMonkey
The main problems with illegal immigration that affect all of us are as follows:
- Crime: There are plenty of undocumented individuals who commit crimes...crimes that otherwise would not have been committed were they not here. We must also remember that they are all criminals based on how they came here.
- Cost: There is a myriad of costs involved with illegal immigration. Many of them (italicized to reinforce that I'm not saying all of them do this) burden the welfare system,
use medical services for which they don't pay,
The 11 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States collectively paid $11.64 billion in state and local taxes.
Unauthorized Immigrants Paid $100 Billion Into Social Security Over Last Decade
- Assimilation: Most legal immigrants come to America not just for the opportunities and general better living conditions that our country has to offer, but because they want to be part of the American culture.