Welfare Use by Immigrant Households with Children

A Look at Cash, Medicaid, Housing, and Food Programs
Center for Immigration Studies
Saturday, April 2, 2011
Immigration Impact

...In 2009 (based on data collected in 2010), 57 percent of households headed by an immigrant (legal and illegal) with children (under 18) used at least one welfare program, compared to 39 percent for native households with children...

The Fiscal Burden of Illegal Immigration on United States Taxpayers

FAIR - Federation for American Immigration Reform
Thursday, July 1, 2010
Immigration Impact

illegal immigration costs U.S. taxpayers about $113 billion a year at the federal, state and local level. the bulk of the costs — some $84 billion — are absorbed by state and local governments.

Colorado’s Illegal Alien Crime Wave

The Social Contract
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Immigration Impact

New Study Spells Out Illegal Immigrants' Cost To Colorado

Defend Colorado Now Says Cost Is $1 Billion; Others Say Numbers Not Accurate
7 News
Tuesday, March 28, 2006
Immigration Impact

DENVER -- A new study spells out some of the costs of illegal immigration here in Colorado.

The report was put out Tuesday by a group that wants to put a measure limiting state services to illegal immigrants on the November ballot....

Should Counties Bear the Financial Burden of Undocumented Criminals?

Long Beach Post
Thursday, June 14, 2012
Immigration Impact

On May 23, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced an alteration in the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) that will prohibit SCAAP funds from being used to reimburse localities for certain criminal aliens, or foreign-born criminals.


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