Undocumented Immigrants

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Undocumented Immigrants

Myths and Reality
November 1, 2005

There are over 10 million undocumented immigrants in the United States by the latest estimates. Over 90 percent of undocumented immigrant men work, and most pay payroll as well as consumption taxes. Two thirds of the children of undocumented immigrants are U.S.-born citizens. This piece uses fact-based evidence to dispel common myths about this controversial population.

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