For a country that traces its roots back to gate crashers, few topics trigger as much anger and angst as illegal immigration. The discussion about undocumented workers is often tinged with racism and the narrative is largely motivated by economics. But many of these debates tend to be framed by abstract arguments rather than concrete information.
Into this volatile landscape, the Federation for American Immigration Reform, a partisan group that aims to limit both legal and illegal immigration, has attempted to introduce some context — albeit one sided — with data on the fiscal cost of illegal immigration, which HowMuch.net has turned into an easy to read infographic.
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