The Democrat Party’s current mass amnesty fantasies will not come cheaply.
According to Jason Richwine, a resident scholar for the Center for Immigration Studies, legalizing the 11 to 22 million illegal aliens residing in the United States will create an enormous fiscal burden.
Richwine initially noted that “illegal immigrants are net contributors to Social Security and Medicare,” according to the current law. However, upon receiving amnesty, Richwine observed that “amnesty would transform illegal immigrants from net contributors into net beneficiaries, imposing steep costs on the Social Security and Medicare trust funds.”
The CIS resident scholar highlighted several of the costs:
Amnesty would impose a lifetime net cost on