FAIR's estimate of the state's illegal
alien population as of 2007 is about 810,000 persons. This is
part of an overall estimate of the U.S. illegal alien
population of about 13 million persons.
In November 2006, DHS updated the
estimate of the state's illegal alien population to 850,000,
an increase of over 500,000since 2003! The most recent
estimate by DHS put the illegal population in the state at
980,000 in 2006.
If a new amnesty and increases in
immigrants and guest workers were enacted, as proposed by
business and ethnic advocacy groups, we project that the cost
to the state's taxpayers for those same programs would rise to
$4.094 billion per year in 2010 and to $5.352 billion per year
Public Opinion Polls on
85% of likely voters say that
individuals should be able to prove that they are in the
country legally before they receive any federal, state, or
local government services. Only 8% disagree (Rasmussen,
Providing Sanctuary to an Illegal
Alien is against the law.
Florida law enforcement officers on all
levels must be empowered to enforce current Immigration Law no
Legal Immigrants have always been
treated well by the United States and itís people.
I will demand the law be enforced. All
borders must be sealed before any discussion of any type
pathway to citizenship.