Cost of deporting illegal immigrants adds up

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Question: What do 2,000 new Rolls Royces, the Pentagon's cyber-security investment and deporting all of Nebraska's illegal immigrants have in common? Answer: The same price tag-about $500 million.

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Faith

New Baltimore, MI

#22 Mar 12, 2011
Zyklon is cheap.
DAVID

Bonney Lake, WA

#23 Mar 12, 2011
On the verge of going bankrupt with an astounding $26.3 billion deficit, the nation’s most populous state is considering saving hundreds of millions of dollars annually by cutting monthly welfare payments to illegal immigrants.

The savings doesn’t even include the billions of dollars that California spends annually to educate, incarcerate and medically treat the 2.7 million illegal aliens (7% of the state’s population) who live in the state that has so generously offered them sanctuary for decades. It turns out that legislators are finally realizing that illegal immigrants are draining their precious Golden State.

That’s why California officials, extremely generous with tax dollars in the past, are trying to find a way to eliminate welfare payments to tens of thousands of illegal immigrants. The move, which has caused outrage among the state’s powerful open borders lobby, would save a much-needed $640 million a year.

An example of who the state cuts the monthly checks to is an unemployed 43-year-old illegal immigrant from Mexico who gets $650 a month for each of her four children and about $500 in federal food stamps and other vouchers.

Its still chump change compared to what the state spends—between $4 billion and $6 billion annually—on schools, jails and hospitals for illegal immigrants. That doesn’t even include other local government costs such as police and fire, road maintenance and other public services.

The biggest chunk—$2.3 billion—goes to educating about 300,000 illegal immigrant children at public schools throughout the state. California expects to spend around $834 million to incarcerate nearly 20,000 illegal aliens in fiscal year 2009-2010 and well over $700 million to medically treat close to 800,000 illegal immigrants.

More than half the healthcare money will go to emergency services but a substantial portion will pay for nonemergency health services such as abortions, prenatal and postpartum care and even nursing homes.
Down and Out

New York, NY

#24 Mar 12, 2011
Until the hoodlum traitors in elected office are booted out with the vote and then kicked to the curb there is no hope of change from the federal government (and all other levels of governemnt). No disrespect to anyone here, but if we wait for the governement to do something positive with illegal immigration and stop the aid and abetment towards the illegal aliens (and those skanks that employ the illegal aliens)........ hell will freeze over first.
The citizenry has three weapons at its disposal to curtail/halt illegal immigration - the vote, the First Amendment and the Second Amendment, all must be used wisely to clean up this mess on our soil.
DAVID

Bonney Lake, WA

#25 Mar 12, 2011
Down and Out wrote:
Until the hoodlum traitors in elected office are booted out with the vote and then kicked to the curb there is no hope of change from the federal government (and all other levels of governemnt). No disrespect to anyone here, but if we wait for the governement to do something positive with illegal immigration and stop the aid and abetment towards the illegal aliens (and those skanks that employ the illegal aliens)........ hell will freeze over first.
The citizenry has three weapons at its disposal to curtail/halt illegal immigration - the vote, the First Amendment and the Second Amendment, all must be used wisely to clean up this mess on our soil.
Use the vote to elect honest people,sue to get laws enforced,and dog the lousy jerks to do the right thing will get the job done.
Long Hauler

Philadelphia, PA

#26 Mar 12, 2011
Those are US companies who prefer foreign labor and because they cannot afford it here due to immigration laws, the US companies moved all to Mexico and now we all se the result : NO jobs no taxes are collected from business that are not here :

Mexico was the United States' 3rd largest supplier of goods imports in 2009.

U.S. goods imports from Mexico totaled $176.5 billion in 2009, down 18.2%($39.4 billion) from 2008, but up 257% over the last 15 years. It is up 342% since 1993 (Pre-NAFTA). U.S. imports from Mexico accounted for 11.3% of overall U.S. imports in 2009, up from 7% in 1994.

The five largest import categories in 2009 were: Electrical Machinery ($46.0 billion), Vehicles (cars and parts)($26.8 billion), Mineral Fuel and Oil (crude)($25.2 billion), Machinery ($22.1 billion), and Optic and Medical Instruments ($7.3 billion).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Mexico totaled $11.4 billion in 2009, the 2nd largest U.S. supplier. Leading categories include: fresh vegetables ($2.8 billion), fresh fruit (excluding bananas)($1.9 billion), wine and beer ($1.5 billion), and snack foods (including chocolate)($1.0 billion).

U.S. imports of private commercial services*(i.e., excluding military and government) from Mexico were $15.8 billion in 2008 (latest data available), up 2.7%($415 million) from 2007, and up 100% from 1994 levels. Travel accounted for most of U.S. services imports from Mexico in 2008. 
DAVID

Bonney Lake, WA

#27 Mar 12, 2011
Long Hauler wrote:
Those are US companies who prefer foreign labor and because they cannot afford it here due to immigration laws, the US companies moved all to Mexico and now we all se the result : NO jobs no taxes are collected from business that are not here :
Mexico was the United States' 3rd largest supplier of goods imports in 2009.
U.S. goods imports from Mexico totaled $176.5 billion in 2009, down 18.2%($39.4 billion) from 2008, but up 257% over the last 15 years. It is up 342% since 1993 (Pre-NAFTA). U.S. imports from Mexico accounted for 11.3% of overall U.S. imports in 2009, up from 7% in 1994.
The five largest import categories in 2009 were: Electrical Machinery ($46.0 billion), Vehicles (cars and parts)($26.8 billion), Mineral Fuel and Oil (crude)($25.2 billion), Machinery ($22.1 billion), and Optic and Medical Instruments ($7.3 billion).
U.S. imports of agricultural products from Mexico totaled $11.4 billion in 2009, the 2nd largest U.S. supplier. Leading categories include: fresh vegetables ($2.8 billion), fresh fruit (excluding bananas)($1.9 billion), wine and beer ($1.5 billion), and snack foods (including chocolate)($1.0 billion).
U.S. imports of private commercial services*(i.e., excluding military and government) from Mexico were $15.8 billion in 2008 (latest data available), up 2.7%($415 million) from 2007, and up 100% from 1994 levels. Travel accounted for most of U.S. services imports from Mexico in 2008. 
You are just a troll,and I say that because you keep saying the same thing,and say people are against immigrants,but fail to understand that immigrants are welcome,it is illegals that are not.
Miquel IL

Wheeling, IL

#28 Mar 12, 2011
Arizona is the first State to show that they want to help POLICING ILLEGALS the work of the understaffed Federal Government by using the same paralleling Laws imagine that---WITH the same willing helpfulness that parallel the lawbreaking illegals (with their stolen or ficticious identities mind you) who like to add "we are here helping to do what Americans wont do".....AND in ten Years it will be..."We are NOW doing most of the Jobs of every other American because they wanted too much pay and so we are now buying their houses legally because so many of the original jobless owners have foreclosed or sold out real cheap after losing their good historically well paying jobs----Those gringos thought we would stay and just mow lawns ONLY---The illegals have moved into all the job sectors---made possible by indifferent company owners and Sanctuary City Federal laws and Banking Outfits that don’t require a SS# to do bank Loans.
Miquel IL

Wheeling, IL

#29 Mar 12, 2011
Please Congress modernize our 14th Amendment as needed sorely by:

"The United States is one of only 30 countries that grants automatic citizenship to practically anyone who happens to be born here. No European country confers automatic birthright citizenship (the three that once did — Britain, Malta and Ireland — ended the practice in recent decades). The overwhelming majority of nations follow the concept of jus sanguinis (Latin for "right of blood") in which the citizenship of the parents governs the citizenship of their children."

There are two conditions for American Citizenship referencing jus soli citizenship - birth on US territory and jurisdiction. Consider that for a second. The only people not subject to US jurisdiction are diplomats and Native Americans while on reservations.

By failing to further constrain the terms, it creates a blanket grant for any child born in the US save those of diplomats and Native Americans (which Congress rectified via statute in the 1920s). We have seen this and understand how its use has drained our good will and pockets.

Jus soli is a pretty dated concept and likely should be eliminated altogether in favor of jus sanguinus, with the stipulation that the criteria may be adjusted as necessary by Congress.

To clarify clarify these principles - jus soli = of the soil. Citizenship based on place of birth. Jus sanguinus = of the blood. Citizenship based on the citizenship status (i.e passed through the blood) of the parents. If your parents are illegal than the child is a citizen originating with the parents Original Citizenship-------This is the modern practice and eliminates the mess we are in---Anchors away pleeze------America needs to float right again and free itself from the reastraints of an outdated Amendment that people have exercized --THEIR FREEDOM ---to abuse the
Freedoms of America .
Many People think our Immigration Laws like the 14th amendment does not_ SOMETIMES_ need tweaking think again-because in the past------
Until the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924, Indians occupied an unusual status under federal law. Some had acquired citizenship by marrying white men. Others received citizenship through military service, by receipt of allotments, or through special treaties or special statutes. But many were still not citizens, and they were barred from the ordinary processes of naturalization open to foreigners. Congress took what some saw as the final step on June 2, 1924 and_ FINALLY GRANTED CITIZENSHIP_ to all Native Americans born in the United States under the 14th Amendment. 1924
The granting of citizenship was not a response to some universal petition by American Indian groups. Rather, it was a move by the federal government to absorb Indians into the mainstream of American life. No doubt Indian participation in World War I accelerated the granting of citizenship to all Indians, but it seems more likely to have been the logical extension and culmination of the assimilation policy. After all, Native Americans had demonstrated their ability to assimilate into the general military society. There were no segregated Indian units as there were for African Americans. Some members of the white society declared that the Indians had successfully passed the assimilation test during wartime, and thus they deserved the rewards of citizenship under the 14th Amendment.
DAVID

Bonney Lake, WA

#30 Mar 12, 2011
Miquel IL wrote:
Arizona is the first State to show that they want to help POLICING ILLEGALS the work of the understaffed Federal Government by using the same paralleling Laws imagine that---WITH the same willing helpfulness that parallel the lawbreaking illegals (with their stolen or ficticious identities mind you) who like to add "we are here helping to do what Americans wont do".....AND in ten Years it will be..."We are NOW doing most of the Jobs of every other American because they wanted too much pay and so we are now buying their houses legally because so many of the original jobless owners have foreclosed or sold out real cheap after losing their good historically well paying jobs----Those gringos thought we would stay and just mow lawns ONLY---The illegals have moved into all the job sectors---made possible by indifferent company owners and Sanctuary City Federal laws and Banking Outfits that don’t require a SS# to do bank Loans.
Illegals come from all over,break every law there is,and do not just come to work,but to end America.Terrorists come to end America,and politicians do not want to admit that some of the millions of illegals are here to end America,because they want the illegals to feel welcome here.
Miquel IL

Wheeling, IL

#31 Mar 12, 2011
"I am a Medical Social Worker at a hospital in S Texas and I can state
that in my 12 years here tens of thousands of illegal alien women have
come through here in labor and deliver the child. mom is very happy and
asks about food stamps, WIC, Section 8 Housing, and TANIFF. Much to my
disgust I have to link her up and she gets the next housing unit due to
being a single parent with newborn, wheres the Father? this knocks anyone else on the list
down and these would be Americans who are old, disabled and so on who
may be on the list for years. The childs Social Security number is used
by mom and that in itself is a crime. mom gets on behalf of the now
citizen child roughly $700 in welfare, not including the free to maybe
$20.00 a month arpartment or house. The hospital bill of course goes
unpaid by the illegal alien, Texas taxpayers get to pick that tab up.
As a licensed professional I am obligated to report crimes so I report
everything to Immigration Services who rarely have done anything.
Last year alone this cost our hospitals and Texas taxpayers just under
$221,452,119.09 according to our accounting/billing department
statements and that is just for labor and delivery and does not
include other hospital services."
The Supreme Court heard the arguement over 100 years ago regarding
birthright citizenship and ruled it is correct if the parent is
legally employed and residing in the country, otherwise the child
born is not a citizen. An illegal alien is n neither employed nor
residing here legally so there should be no birthright citizenship
for their Jackpot/Anchor Babies.
Long Hauler

Philadelphia, PA

#32 Mar 12, 2011
DAVID wrote:
<quoted text>
You are just a troll,and I say that because you keep saying the same thing,and say people are against immigrants,but fail to understand that immigrants are welcome,it is illegals that are not.
Legal is not enough , that's why illegal is allowed , is needed and he say why :

Finally somebody have the b/\lls to say the reality , the unacceptable hidden public secret TRUTH :

Black SC lawmaker: Immigrants are hardest workers
| Source: El Paso Times | See Full Story
An African-American lawmaker in South Carolina said Tuesday that stricter illegal immigration laws would hurt the state because blacks and whites don't work as hard as Hispanics.

Black SC lawmaker: Immigrants are hardest workers

By SEANNA ADCOX Associated Press
Posted: 02/08/2011 09:27:18 PM MST

COLUMBIA, S.C.—An African-American lawmaker in South Carolina said Tuesday that stricter illegal immigration laws would hurt the state because blacks and whites don't work as hard as Hispanics.
State Sen. Robert Ford made his remarks during a Senate committee debate over an Arizona-style immigration law, eliciting a smattering of nervous laughter in the chamber after he said "brothers" don't work as hard as Mexicans. He continued that his "blue-eyed brothers" don't either.
Once his ancestors were freed from slavery, he said, they didn't want to do any more hard work, so they were replaced by Chinese and Japanese.
"We need these workers here. A lot of people aren't going to do certain type of work in this country," said Ford, D-Charleston. "The brothers are going to find ways to take a break. Ever since this country was built, we've had somebody do the work for us."
He recalled to senators that four workers in the country illegally showed up on his lawn and finished mowing, edging and other work in 30 minutes that would take others much longer, and only wanted $10 for the job. He went on to say he recommended the workers to his neighbors, and one local lawn care businessman lost work—a story one senator remarked was hurting, not helping, his case.
"Black guys and white guys are going to get out there and do the hard work? No. I'm for America, and America's a country of immigrants," Ford said later when reached on his cell phone. "Everybody in America finds ways to take a break."
http://www.elpasotimes.com/nationworld/ci_173...
Long Hauler

Philadelphia, PA

#33 Mar 12, 2011
Long Hauler | 3 min ago | Reply
DAVID wrote:
<quoted text>
You are just a troll,and I say that because you keep saying the same thing,and say people are against immigrants,but fail to understand that immigrants are welcome,it is illegals that are not.

Legal immigration is not enough , that's why illegal is allowed , is needed and he say why :

Finally somebody have the b/\lls to say the reality , the unacceptable hidden public secret TRUTH :

Black SC lawmaker: Immigrants are hardest workers
| Source: El Paso Times | See Full Story
An African-American lawmaker in South Carolina said Tuesday that stricter illegal immigration laws would hurt the state because blacks and whites don't work as hard as Hispanics.

Black SC lawmaker: Immigrants are hardest workers

By SEANNA ADCOX Associated Press
Posted: 02/08/2011 09:27:18 PM MST

COLUMBIA, S.C.—An African-American lawmaker in South Carolina said Tuesday that stricter illegal immigration laws would hurt the state because blacks and whites don't work as hard as Hispanics.
State Sen. Robert Ford made his remarks during a Senate committee debate over an Arizona-style immigration law, eliciting a smattering of nervous laughter in the chamber after he said "brothers" don't work as hard as Mexicans. He continued that his "blue-eyed brothers" don't either.
Once his ancestors were freed from slavery, he said, they didn't want to do any more hard work, so they were replaced by Chinese and Japanese.
"We need these workers here. A lot of people aren't going to do certain type of work in this country," said Ford, D-Charleston. "The brothers are going to find ways to take a break. Ever since this country was built, we've had somebody do the work for us."
He recalled to senators that four workers in the country illegally showed up on his lawn and finished mowing, edging and other work in 30 minutes that would take others much longer, and only wanted $10 for the job. He went on to say he recommended the workers to his neighbors, and one local lawn care businessman lost work—a story one senator remarked was hurting, not helping, his case.
"Black guys and white guys are going to get out there and do the hard work? No. I'm for America, and America's a country of immigrants," Ford said later when reached on his cell phone. "Everybody in America finds ways to take a break."
http://www.elpasotimes.com/nationworld/ci_173 ...
LegalCitizen

United States

#34 Mar 12, 2011
Lets just stop paying taxes tooo then.
This is our country and not Mexico.

They can not let Illegal Mexicans get out of paying taxes and make us, that sets them up for a lawsuit in Federal Court, which is what should be done anyway.

Lets tally it up:
If you are an Illegall Mexican you get:
1) Free Health Care : Citizen pay for health care
2) Free Tax Amnestey : Citizens pay taxes/payroll
3) No Auto Insurance : Citizens must have insurance
4) No Auto Stops : Citizens get stopped

If they do all these wonderfull jobs that no one else wants even though citizens are jobless: then where is the tax revenue that the towns and the govt needs to operate on ?
Thats right, they dont need to pay any payroll taxes, now is this saying that they are better than us or just that we should be the only ones to pay !!!!!!!!!!
DAVID

Bonney Lake, WA

#35 Mar 12, 2011
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You are just a troll,and I say that because you keep saying the same thing,and say people are against immigrants,but fail to understand that immigrants are welcome,it is illegals that are not.

Legal immigration is not enough , that's why illegal is allowed , is needed and he say why :

Finally somebody have the b/\lls to say the reality , the unacceptable hidden public secret TRUTH :

Black SC lawmaker: Immigrants are hardest workers
| Source: El Paso Times | See Full Story
An African-American lawmaker in South Carolina said Tuesday that stricter illegal immigration laws would hurt the state because blacks and whites don't work as hard as Hispanics.

You are an idiot,and so is the racist,stupid politician you are quoting as well.Americans and legal immigrants can and will do the work,but corrupt politicians and unions,as well as corrupt employers,prevent them from doing it.Lawsuits have been made,and alot will win proving my points.
Miquel IL

Wheeling, IL

#36 Mar 12, 2011
Shan expressed:

"As a former resident of Fremont, NE for 18 years (now living in CA)
I see the change every time I visit my family. Growing up in Fremont,
many of my friends' parents raised a family on one income from the
meat packing plants. Now those jobs are being offered to illegals
who are being paid under the table. Everyone must pay taxes to ensure
a good education and safe community for our children. Illegal immigrants
are not paying their share which is creating a strain on both
small communities and large cities.

I believe we are mistakenly pointing the finger at both the
illegal immigrants and the citizens of these small communities.
We need to start holding the negligent government, lawmakers,
and companies that employ these illegal immigrants liable. This has
gone on for far too long and now we have a much bigger crisis
on our hands. We need to be active. This small town is showing
initiative and taking back their community!"
DAVID

Bonney Lake, WA

#37 Mar 12, 2011
Miquel IL wrote:
Shan expressed:
"As a former resident of Fremont, NE for 18 years (now living in CA)
I see the change every time I visit my family. Growing up in Fremont,
many of my friends' parents raised a family on one income from the
meat packing plants. Now those jobs are being offered to illegals
who are being paid under the table. Everyone must pay taxes to ensure
a good education and safe community for our children. Illegal immigrants
are not paying their share which is creating a strain on both
small communities and large cities.
I believe we are mistakenly pointing the finger at both the
illegal immigrants and the citizens of these small communities.
We need to start holding the negligent government, lawmakers,
and companies that employ these illegal immigrants liable. This has
gone on for far too long and now we have a much bigger crisis
on our hands. We need to be active. This small town is showing
initiative and taking back their community!"
Well said,and I fully agree.
Taxpayer

United States

#38 Mar 12, 2011
I could not have said it no better, thank you for letting your opinion be heard.
Miquel IL

Wheeling, IL

#39 Mar 12, 2011
Most people understand that given the chance people will spend their neighbors money like its NOT THEIRS---because it isnt.
When you have a new tsunami of NEW users of our educational system AND our hospital system
but the same tsunami avoids paying the appropriate costs duely needed to educate their 3-5
kids... the system will suffer. The expense of education is a mighty one and avoiding paying
ones contribution to the consequences of large families and their educational demands
has finally shown the stresses. College costs are a real reflection of what educational
expenses are realistically PER CHILD___IN A HOUSEHOLD__TODAY. Local City Taxes cover a
major portion of your neighbor's kids needs__are your neighbors spending too much of YOUR
income FOR THEIR NEEDS? The more children the MORE NEED___should Local House Taxes reflect
more directly the Educational Needs of INDIVIDUAL HOMES and encourage taxes accordingly so that
the community is not shouldered with these major expenses created by your neighbor's need
for large families? Why should INDIVIDUALS pay for this practice?
DAVID

Bonney Lake, WA

#41 Mar 12, 2011
Miquel IL wrote:
Most people understand that given the chance people will spend their neighbors money like its NOT THEIRS---because it isnt.
When you have a new tsunami of NEW users of our educational system AND our hospital system
but the same tsunami avoids paying the appropriate costs duely needed to educate their 3-5
kids... the system will suffer. The expense of education is a mighty one and avoiding paying
ones contribution to the consequences of large families and their educational demands
has finally shown the stresses. College costs are a real reflection of what educational
expenses are realistically PER CHILD___IN A HOUSEHOLD__TODAY. Local City Taxes cover a
major portion of your neighbor's kids needs__are your neighbors spending too much of YOUR
income FOR THEIR NEEDS? The more children the MORE NEED___should Local House Taxes reflect
more directly the Educational Needs of INDIVIDUAL HOMES and encourage taxes accordingly so that
the community is not shouldered with these major expenses created by your neighbor's need
for large families? Why should INDIVIDUALS pay for this practice?
Liberals love socialism until they run out of other peoples money,then they beg for more,saying THEY are broke.Enforce all of the laws,deprt all of the illegals,make te criminals pay for breaking all of the ws,and the Nation will no longer be broke.
DAVID

Bonney Lake, WA

#42 Mar 12, 2011
Make the criminals pay for breaking all of the laws.Sorry for the bad posting.

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