Sunday, November 14, 2010

We don't have a problem?

By The Numbers

30% of immigrants in the United States are illegal.
61% of illegal immigrants are ages 25 to 44 (working age).
73% of children of illegal immigrants are U.S. citizens by birth.
47% of illegal immigrants ages 25 to 64 have less than a high school education; by contrast, only 8 percent of U.S.-born residents in that age group have not graduated from high school.
6.8% of students enrolled in grades K-12 in U.S. schools are children of illegal immigrants. In California, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and Texas, at least 10 percent of K-12 students are the children of illegal immigrants.
35% of illegal immigrants are homeowners.
11% of people living below the poverty line in the United States are illegal immigrants.
$11,900 is the median income for illegal immigrants. By contrast, the median income for U.S.-born residents is $23,300.
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States with the largest illegal immigrant population:
California: 2.6 million
Texas: 1.45 million
Florida: 1.05 million
New York: 925,000
New Jersey: 550,000

Sources: Congressional Research Service; Pew Hispanic Center; Public Policy Institute of California

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drjim said...

Yeah, and down here in "LaLa Land" something like 90% of the violent criminals are illegals.

Skip said...

Yeah, look up how many illegals are getting three and a cot in our prisons.

mel said...

Do we have the percentage of licensed drivers who are illegal immigrants? Or people on welfare?
Or people with lines of credit or student loans?