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A new study by the Austin-based Immigration Reform Coalition of Texas estimates that illegal immigration costs the state $4.5 billion to $6 billion a year, an amount mostly spent on educating their children.http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local_news/Illegal_immigration_said_to_sap_billionsfrom_state_coffers.html

By Elaine Ayala -- San Antonio Express-News

Illegal Immigration
state policies
Taxpayer Burden

Originally Published: Fri, Apr 24th 2009 @ 11:22am EDT