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CBO: 75% of Illegal Immigration Would Continue Under Senate Immigration Bill

Posted By admin On June 19, 2013 @ 5:16 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Terence P. Jeffrey
CNS News [1]
June 19, 2013

The advocates of S. 744, the immigration bill under consideration in the U.S. Senate that would legalize many of the illegal aliens already in the United States, have argued that the proposed legislation would also secure the border and prevent future illegal immigration.

However, the cost estimate of the legislation [2] that was released on Tuesday by the Congressional Budget Office says that the legislation would actually allow the flow of new illegal aliens into the United States to continue at a rate equal to 75 percent of the current rate of illegal immigration. This will be the case, in part, argues CBO, because of people who overstay temporary work visas that will be authorized by the bill.

This revelation that 75 percent of illegal immigration would continue if the Senate immigration reform proposal were enacted is included in a section of the report headlined, “Future Unauthorized Residents.” The section is on page 23 of the 63-page report.

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[1] CNS News: http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/cbo-75-illegal-immigration-would-continue-under-senate-immigration-bill

[2] cost estimate of the legislation: http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/s744.pdf

[3] SCHUMER: ‘ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION WILL BE A THING OF THE PAST’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/schumer-illegal-immigration-will-be-a-thing-of-the-past.html

[4] AZ Governor: Obama, Calderon Both Want Illegal Immigration to Continue to Increase Liberal Vote in U.S.: http://www.prisonplanet.com/az-governor-obama-calderon-both-want-illegal-immigration-to-continue-to-increase-liberal-vote-in-u-s.html

[5] Poll: Voters Disapprove of How Obama Is Handling Illegal Immigration: http://www.prisonplanet.com/poll-voters-disapprove-of-how-obama-is-handling-illegal-immigration.html

[6] DHS Chief Napolitano: Illegal Immigration Is Not a Crime: http://www.prisonplanet.com/dhs-chief-napolitano-illegal-immigration-is-not-a-crime.html

[7] Senate plan would deport illegal immigrants entering U.S. after 2011: http://www.prisonplanet.com/senate-plan-would-deport-illegal-immigrants-entering-u-s-after-2011.html

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