Since there is a cost to American taxpayers for unskilled immigrants, it’s important to control the Southern border. Otherwise, American taxpayers will have to foot the bill for more schooling, higher car insurance, more law enforcement, and especially more expensive health insurance (since people with insurance pay for people who don’t have insurance when they show up at emergency rooms).
It’s well-known that illegal immigrants cost American taxpayers money. Here’s just one area, health care, where law-abiding Americans pay more:
All told, Americans cross-subsidize health care for unauthorized immigrants to the tune of $17.0 billion a year. Federal taxpayers provided $10.0 billion in subsidized care to unauthorized immigrants in 2019. The total amounts to $1,615 per unauthorized immigrant, imposing a burden of $51 per U.S. resident.
So, how are the Democrats doing at protecting American taxpayers from these costs?
Consider this article from The Federalist:
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