Here are some statistics provided in a post from one of my favorite forums:
What's More Costly Than Iraq?
1. $11 Billion to $22 billion is spent on welfare to illegal aliens each year. tinyurl.com/zob77
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. www.cis.org/articles/2004...lexec.html
3. $2.5 Billion dollars a year is spent on Medicaid for illegal aliens. www.cis.org/articles/2004...lexec.html
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! transcripts.cnn.com/TRANS...ldt.0.html
5. $17 Billion dollars a year is spent for education for the American-born children of illegal aliens, known as anchor babies. transcripts.cnn.com/TRANS...dt.01.html
6. $3 Million Dollars a DAY is spent to incarcerate illegal aliens. transcripts.cnn.com/TRANS...dt.01.html
7. 30% percent of all Federal Prison inmates are illegal aliens. transcripts.cnn.com/TRANS...dt.01.html
8. $90 Billion Dollars a year is spent on illegal aliens for Welfare and Social Services by the American taxpayers. premium.cnn.com/TRANSCIPT...dt.01.html
9. $200 Billion Dollars a year in suppressed American wages are caused by the illegal aliens. transcripts.cnn.com/TRANS...dt.01.html
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. In particular, their children, are going to make a huge additional crime problem in the US. transcripts.cnn.com/TRANS...dt.01.html
11. During the year of 2005 there were 4 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. Homeland Security Report. tinyurl.com/t9sht
12. The National Policy Institute, "estimated that the total cost of mass deportation would be between $206 and $230 billion or an average cost of between $41 and $46 billion annually over a five year period." www.nationalpolicyinstitu...tation.pdf
13. In 2006 illegal aliens sent home $45 BILLION in remittances back to their countries of origin. www.rense.com/general75/niht.htm 14. "The Dark Side of Illegal Immigration: Nearly One Million Sex Crimes Committed by Illegal Immigrants In The United States". www.drdsk.com/articleshtml
Total cost is a whooping... $338.3 BILLION A YEAR!!!