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Illegal immigration costs Colorado taxpayers $1.38 billion

July 28, 2014
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The cost of illegal immigration to Colorado taxpayers is a staggering $1,388,700,000 per year. A study by FAIR estimates a total cost of $1,450,500,000.

Illegal aliens pay sales and excise taxes but few pay income taxes. The study estimates total taxes paid by illegal aliens in Colorado is $61.8 million, leaving a net cost of $1,388,700,000 in state and federal tax dollars.

Read CAIRCO's one-page summary of the Costs of illegal immigration to Colorado taxpayers.