Wonder if it is... by the way:
Illegal immigrants are hard working people that are also consumers and tax payers of America. Even though they do send some money out of the country, they are still able to pump billions into it.
The billions in taxes they pay and don't collect stays in the SS Administration to help pay for retirement checks, medicare and a slew of other benefits.
Illegal Hispanics are part of the Hispanic Purchasing Power that's expected to reach $1TRILLION.
Illegal immigrants' value to economy? $1.8 trillion
If the 8.1 million undocumented immigrants who cut lawns, bus tables and perform other jobs disappeared overnight, the nation's economy would lose nearly $1.8 trillion in annual spending.
Texas, the second-hardest-hit state after California, would lose 1.2 million undocumented workers and $220.7 billion in expenditures.
Hispanic entrepreneurship, buying power on the rise
(CNN) -- If you don't think Hispanics are a major force in the American marketplace, think again.
Hispanic business ownership is growing three times as fast as the national average and Hispanic purchasing power is expected to reach more than $1 trillion by 2011, according to the Census Bureau and other studies.NOW MORE ...
1. They are the backbone of our labor workforce. Many companies, especially farms have come to rely on them. We are already in a "Farm Labor Crisis" because of the new immigration laws, and Citizens not wanting the jobs they are leaving behind. Without workers, more and more farms are either shutting down, or moving to Mexico where the workers are without immigration issues.
U.S. Farm Labor Crisis.
U.S. farmers go where workers are: Mexico
2. They are tax payers and consumers of America. They pay BILLIONS in taxes every year, and make BILLIONS in purchases every year to! They buy houses, cars, food, cloths, music, electronics and the list goes on and on. They don't claim taxes, and all that stays in the US system. Those taxes help Social Security and Medicare stay around, they help legal Citizens get a retirement check every month, and taxes they pay in rent also helps local schools and maintenance of our roads. Most pay more taxes then the little bit of services they use and are eligible for.
Illegal Immigrants pay BILLIONS in taxes
Report Says Illegals Contribute
I am not saying that these immigrants shouldnt be legalized. Infact they must be... because in return of their services, they never get the proper health benefits etc as any other citizen would get.THE WORLD IS BUT ONE COUNTRY AND MANKIND ITS CITIZENS.