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Comparing the Cost of the Iraq War versus the Costs of Illegal Immigration PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 01 August 2008 13:39

You think the war in Iraq is costing us too much? The (unknown) author has been hammered with the propaganda that the Iraq war and the war on terror are bankrupting the American people. Want to know where the real big bucks are going? Read on . . .

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Editor’s Note: Jess “Mr. Debonair” Farrales of Chicago, Illinois, sent in this material that has circulated among conservative circles in the United States. Mr. Farrales does not know who started this compilation. This website’s editor composed the headline for this particular article.

The unknown author hopes the following facts are forwarded over and over again until they are read so many times that the reader gets sick of reading them. The writer has included the URLs for verification of all the following facts:


1.) $11-billion to $22-billion is spent on welfare for illegal aliens each year by state governments.

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2.) $2.2-billion dollars a year is spent on food assistance programs such as food stamps, WIC and free school lunches for illegal aliens.        

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3.) $2.5-billion dollars a year is spent on Medicaid for illegal aliens.

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4.) $12-billion dollars a year is spent on primary and secondary school education for children here illegally and they cannot speak a word of English!

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5.) $17-billion dollars a year is spent for education for the American-born children of illegal aliens, known as “anchor babies.”

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6.) $3-Million Dollars a DAY is spent to incarcerate illegal aliens.

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7.) Thirty (30%) percent of all Federal Prison inmates are illegal aliens.

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8.) $90-billion Dollars a year is spent on illegal aliens for welfare and social services by the American taxpayers.

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9.) $200-billion dollars a year in suppressed American wages are caused by the illegal aliens.

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10.) The illegal aliens in the United States have a crime rate that's two-and-a-half times that of white non-illegal aliens.    

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11.) In 2005 there were 4-million to 10-million illegal aliens that crossed our Southern Border also, as many as 19,500 illegal aliens from Terrorist Countries. Millions of pounds of drugs, cocaine, meth, heroin and marijuana crossed into the U. S from the Southern border.

Verify at: Homeland Security Report:


12.) The National Policy Institute 'estimated that the total cost of mass deportation would be between $206-billion and $230-billion or an average cost of 'between $41-and $46-billion annually over a five-year period.'

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13.) In 2006 illegal aliens sent home $45-billion in remittances back to their countries of origin.

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14.) 'The Dark Side of Illegal Immigration: Nearly one-million sex crimes committed by illegal immigrants in the United States.'

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The total cost is a whopping $338.3-billion dollars a year. # # #


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