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The Need for Immigration Reform

Getting Real: Just the Facts

It is time to fix a broken Immigration System. Check out these facts:

  • Immigration Reform would add at least $1.5 trillion to Economy over 10 years – raise wages, increate consumption, create jobs, generate additional tax revenue
  • Nearly 1 in 7 Virginians are Latino or Asian and they vote
  • Unauthorized immigrants in Virginia paid $165 million in state and local taxes in 2010
  •  Unauthorized immigrants in Virginia paid between $260 million and $311 million in total taxes in 2007
  • Virginia employers paid 93 million in Social Security Taxes on behalf of Unauthorized workers
  •  Virginia’s unauthorized workers earned between $2.6 billion and $142 billion in 2007
  • Nearly half of settled undocumented immigrants are homeowners who lived here 10 or more yrs

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