Friday, July 8, 2011

What if 20 Million Illegal Aliens Vacated America?

by: Les Carpenter
Rational Nation USA
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Regardless of your present thoughts on illegal immigration and its impact on our nation, and our economy, the following is worth reading. And considering.

Written by Tina Griego, a journalist for the Denver Rocky Mountain News, the statistics she uncovered may shock you. if nothing else they should give everyone pause, and as Americans we should be putting unmerciful pressure on the President and politicians of both parties to take immediate action to correct that which has been allowed to exist for far too long.

I'm Tina Griego, journalist for the Denver Rocky Mountain News who wrote a column titled, "Mexican Visitor's Lament"- 10/25/07.

I interviewed Mexican journalist Evangelina Hernandez while visiting Denver last week. Hernandez said, "illegal aliens pay rent, buy groceries, buy clothes. What Happens to your country's economy if 20 million people go away?" Hummm, I thought, what would happen, so I did my due diligence, buried my nose as a reporter into the FACTS I found below.

It's a good question it deserves an honest answer. Over 80% of Americans demand secured borders and illegal migration stopped. But what would happen if all 20 million or more vacated America? The answers I found may surprise you!

In California, if 3.5 million illegal aliens moved back to Mexico, it would leave an extra $10.2 billion to spend on overloaded school systems, bankrupt hospitals and overrun prisons. It would leave highways cleaner, safer and less congested. Everyone could understand one another as English became the dominant language again.

In Colorado, 500,000 illegal migrants, plus their 300,000 kids and grand-kids would move back 'home', mostly to Mexico. That would save Coloradans an estimated $2 billion (other experts say $7 billion) annually in taxes that pay for schooling, medical, social-services and incarceration costs. It means 12,000 gang members would vanish out of Denver alone.
Colorado would save more than $20 million in prison costs, and the terror that those 7,300 alien criminals set upon local citizens. Denver Officer Don Young and hundreds of Colorado victims would not have suffered death, accidents, rapes and other crimes by illegals.
Denver Public Schools would not suffer a 67% drop-out/flunk-out rate because of thousands of illegal alien students speaking 41 different languages. At least 200,000 vehicles would vanish from our gridlocked cities in Colorado. Denver's 4% unemployment rate would vanish as our working poor would gain jobs at a living wage.

In Florida, 1.5 million illegals would return the Sunshine State back to America, the rule of law, and English.

In Chicago, Illinois, 2.1 million illegals would free up hospitals, schools, prisons and highways for a safer, cleaner and more crime-free experience.

If 20 million illegal aliens returned 'home', the U.S. Economy would return to the rule of law. Employers would hire legal American citizens at a living wage. Everyone would pay their fair share of taxes because they wouldn't be working off the books. That would result in an additional $401 Billion in IRS income taxes collected annually, and an equal amount for local, state and city coffers. {Continue Reading}

Isn't it time this nation started showing concern for rights of the nation's legal citizens? The politicians on both sides of the aisle have pandered far too long to the interest of businesses who get cheap labor by employing illegals, and to special interest groups that give voice to illegals.


  1. "Employers would hire legal American citizens at a living wage."

    Now, that is a bogus concept. A living wage means something different for every person. We need to pay people for the worth of the job, really.

  2. Opposition to immigration always seems to come back to entitlements. Just abolish entitlements. Fixed.

    Also, notice how the author is for "fair taxes." What does that mean? Some kind of egalitarian bullshit.

    I fail to see how someone walking across the border and offering to work for someone else, who is willing to hire him, violates anyone's rights.

  3. Shane - With respect to your last comment... it doesn't. However, 1) it feeds into the entitlement mentality because our government accepts and sanctions it, 2) You are right, fair means something different to everybody. To me fair means simply give me the same opportunity for success based totally on the merits of my effort and the resulting achievement from such effort. Then reward me accordingly based on the results of my effort. Sound fair?

    As to entitlements... Each individual is ,regardless of race, gender, ethnic, religious background, sexual orientation etc. entitled to the same right to succeed {or fail} based on their efforts and ability. As for those who are truly challenged, well, they fall to a different consideration. I am sure you know what I mean.

  4. d-marks - A living wage should be determined by what is requires an individual to live a reasonable comfortable life. One without frills and the most recent cell phone technology or the most recent cable offerings, or the ability to go out on the town every night... I AM SURE YOU GET MY POINT.

    At $8.00/hr, or $16,640/yr {assuming no sickness befalls the in individual and no overtime is received... which has become commonplace today given companies reliance ln temps to reduce labor costs etc.}this is a barely enough to squeak by on.

    Any we all wonder why the progressives are gaining ground.

    So, as conservatives lets just keep shooing ourselves in the foot already.

    I wished you could have been party to my lunch today with a liberal that has the same views we conservatives hold with respect to merit, hard work, accountability etc. You would have enjoyed the conversation.

    He is a black man who worked for years in the justice department in my state and currently does private investigation work. We could all learn from the experiences of men and women like him. If we would only listen.

  5. I recently received a copy of this article from a relative, and spent some time looking into it. I contacted Tina Griego directly, and found that she is not the author of this article. Someone else has written it and intentionally mis-ascribed it to her. I encourage all who are interested in what the article has to say to do what I am doing, and to look into each claim and statistic independently; some have merit, and some do not. But most importantly, the central conceit is libelous.


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