US anti-immigrant campaign spreads beyond Arizona

The rich and powerful just love to put up scapegoats to turn us against each other.

An extensive 1997 report by the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academy of Sciences concluded that over their lifetimes, immigrants contribute more to public revenue, with an average of $80,000 in taxes, than all combined benefits received. Additionally, immigrants are far less likely than citizens to use their eligible benefits, such as medical services and food stamps.

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