I don't know about you all but these numbers are staggering and it could be stopped if someone in Washington gave a darn! We are not the keepers of the world nor do we have the money to keep this kind of payout up. No wonder our economy is hurting! All the money the illegals have taken away in jobs and to add insult to injury they are sending that kind of bank home to Mexico we need it in our economy Right Now! Such as how many here: Illegal Immigrants in Country: 21,360,240 Number of illegal children in school: 4,262,720 Illegal Immigrants Incarcerated: 357,461 Illegal Immigrant Fugitives: 670,429 Anchor Babies Since 2002: 1,903,668 Skilled Jobs Taken by Illegal Immigrants: 10,356,435 The following is in American MONEY.... money wired to Mexico since Jan 2006: 23, 975, 882, 497 wired to Latin America since 2001: 228, 792, 375, 693 Cost of Social Services for Illegal Immigrants Since 1996: 397,445,002,988 Cost of Illegals in K-12 Since 1996: 13,801,167,812 Cost of Incarcerations Since 2001: 1,383,104,599 http://www.immigrationcounters.com/ MONEY WIRED TO MEXICO: Good For Mexico, Lost Revenue That America Needs: In 2003, an estimated 40 million remittance transactions carried money from the United States to Mexico. http://pewhispanic.org/files/reports/28.pdf Source: The Miami Herald, February 01, 2006 “Remittances reach US$20 billion in 2005.” “Remittances sent home by Mexicans living abroad rose to US$20 billion in 2005, a 17 percent increase over the year before, the Bank of Mexico reported on Tuesday.” The report is provided below. http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/miami/16816.html COST OF SOCIAL SERVICES FOR ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS: Job Security For Government Agencies: Total cost for social services including food stamps, AFDC, SSI, housing, Social Security, earned income tax credit, Medicaid, Medicare A & B, medical services in emergency rooms, increased local government services, and other programs. Includes costs of $4.3 billion annually due to unemployment payments made to American citizens who lost their jobs to illegal immigrants and the lost tax revenue and economic impact due to their unemployment.