Amnesty Would Add Trillions To Our National Debt. Tell Everyone You Know.
Amnesty. It would unfairly reward illegal immigrants by granting them legal residence. But beyond the political bickering is a simple truth: if passed by Congress, amnesty would cost hard working American taxpayers more than five trillion dollars.
There's a better way to strengthen the immigration system that focuses on the things that are supported by the majority of Americans:
- Fix our slow, broken, lawful immigration system through step-by-step legislation that is simple, clear, and transparent. This creates opportunities for legislative victories that make it hard to hide loopholes or sweetheart deals for special interests.
- Congress should keep the promises they made when they granted amnesty "for only this one time" in 1986.
- Enforce our existing laws by imposing stiff fines on those who hire illegal immigrants.
- Secure our borders - It is a top priority for Americans.
Don't put up with the costly, bureaucratic, special interest-loving approach to immigration reform. Know what's really going on in Washington and get information on the better way of fair, firm, and consistent immigration reform with our FREE e-newsletter.
You will be signed up to receive weekly updates on the ongoing policy battles in Washington and around the country. You may unsubscribe at any time. Your information is secure, and it is Heritage policy to never share it with a third party.