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Common Sense Immigration Reform is crucial for Economic Recovery

By Chip Pearson

ATLANTA (July 15, 2010) – The 2010 Legislative Session will be remembered as one of the worst budget years in Georgia’s history.  We did our best to minimize the impact on citizens, yet some cuts were unavoidable.  Amid the worst recession since the 1930’s, it’s expected that states would feel a budget crunch.  Taxpayers have less money to spend, and state revenues plummet as a result.  Filling a $2 billion budget hole may seem impossible.  However, newly released numbers reveal that the amount of money Georgians spend in illegal immigration costs is enough to plug that $2 billion dollar budget deficit.    

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