$346 BILLION ILLEGAL ALIEN COSTS: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

By Frosty Wooldridge
May 8, 2008
NewsWithViews.com

Every month, month in and month out, year in and year out, your U.S. senators and House representatives along with President Bush allow 182,000 legal and illegal immigrants to move into America—give or take a few hundred thousand. By years end, they total 2.18 million virtually uneducated, unskilled and lack English language abilities while arriving with a plethora of diseases and other health care needs.

Who pays? You do! How much? Each year, you shell out $346 billion in taxes to pay for those immigrants across 15 federal agencies.

The Department of Health and Human Services spent $672.9 billion in 2007 according to financial analyst Edwin S. Rubenstein.

“Immigrants are poorer, pay less tax, and are more likely to receive public benefits than American citizens,