Immigration Law

A Divide on the Payoff of Legalizing Immigrants

"Granting legal status to the [unauthorized*] immigrants living in one of Texas’ largest metropolitan areas would generate at least $1.4 billion a year in revenue for state and federal agencies, with Social Security and Medicare being the largest potential beneficiaries, according to an analysis by a Houston business group." - The Texas Tribune via the New York Times, Jan. 29, 2012.

* How long will it take for the Gray Lady to Drop the I-Word?