Illegal Immigration: Documentation and Real Life
An article from the Christian Science Monitor (Summer ’06) estimating the number of illegals per year at 850,000 (from a Pew report)
A quick line from a 2005 nytimes piece:
A simulation by Social Security’s actuaries found that if net immigration ran at 1.3 million a year instead of the 900,000 in their central assumption, the system’s 75-year funding gap would narrow to 1.67 percent of total payroll, from 1.92 percent — savings that come out to half a trillion dollars, valued in today’s money.
The Whitehouse’s response from 2007