March 8, 2008

FAST FACT: the average low skill immigrant household received $14,145 in benefits and services and paid only $5,309 in taxes

Posted by D.A. King at 3:31 pm [Email the author] [Print This Article] [Email This Article]

The Heritage Foundation

The average low skill immigrant household received $14,145 in benefits and services and paid only $5,309 in taxes…The average low skill immigrant households imposed a net fiscal burden on state and local government of $8,836 per year. Current federal immigration policy permits a massive inflow of both legal and illegal low skill immigrants to enter and reside in the U.S. This imposes a massive unfunded mandate on state and local government which much bear the costs of that immigration flow. HERE.