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Study finds half million illegal immigrants in Bay Area
Contra Costa Times ^ | 7/20/11 | Matt O'Brien

Posted on 07/20/2011 9:02:34 AM PDT by NormsRevenge

SAN FRANCISCO -- An estimated half-million illegal immigrants live in the Bay Area, according to a study that is one of the first to try to measure the number of local residents living in the U.S. illegally.

The report by the Public Policy Institute of California used tax returns, previous national estimates and mathematical models to determine that 563,000 illegal immigrants live in the Bay Area, about 8 percent of the region's total population.

Santa Clara County leads the Bay Area with 180,000 illegal immigrants, followed by Alameda County with 124,000 and Contra Costa County with 79,000, the study found.

"Unauthorized immigrants are a part of our communities. They're not just in a few pockets," said demographer Laura Hill, who is a co-author of the report. "This isn't a situation that is isolated to one or a few counties. These folks are likely to be pretty well-integrated in the places where they are."

Illegal immigrants make up 12 percent of the population in wine-growing Napa County, one of the highest rates after Monterey and San Benito counties, where they make up 13.5 percent of the population, and Imperial County, along the Mexican border, where they make up 12.8 percent. Illegal immigrants represent 10.2 percent of the population in Santa Clara County and 8.4 percent in Alameda County, according to the study.

The researchers also surmise that the population appears to be dropping, at least in older urban areas, as immigrants try their luck in inland California and other states.

Several other studies have found the state's illegal immigrant population, estimated at 2.6 million last year, to be steady or dropping even as it rises in Texas, Florida, North Carolina and other Southern states.

(Excerpt) Read more at contracostatimes.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: California
KEYWORDS: aliens; bankrupt; bay; bayarea; california; crimaliens; gay; illegalimmigrants; kalifornia; pay; study
tip of the iceberg..
1 posted on 07/20/2011 9:02:39 AM PDT by NormsRevenge
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To: NormsRevenge

States: “Help Us, Criminal Illegals Swamp Budgets, Prisons”

The General Accounting Office estimates that as of 2009 there were currently about 350,000 criminal aliens in U.S. prisons, “the majority from Mexico.” At $30,000 per year, per inmate, that’s $11 billion annually, with most of the costs born by the states.

While not all of the criminal aliens are here illegally, criminal illegals are putting a strain on budgets, especially in the states with large illegal immigration populations such as Arizona, Colorado, California, Florida, New York, and Texas.

Not coincidentally, many of those same states are facing the largest budget shortfalls for fiscal year 2011 and 2012, including New York and California. Some estimate state budget shortfalls of over $100 billion in 2012 across state governments in the U.S.

In California, it’s estimated that prisoners who are illegal immigrants cost the state at least $1 billion per year just to keep them in prison.

http://finance.townhall.com/columnists/johnransom/2011/06/10/states_help_us,_criminal_illegals_swamp_budgets,_prisons


2 posted on 07/20/2011 9:04:18 AM PDT by WOBBLY BOB ( "I don't want the majority if we don't stand for something"- Jim Demint)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

That can’t possibly be true. The number government hacks repeat repeatedly is that there are only 12 million illegals in the whole US. How could that many be just in the bay area?


3 posted on 07/20/2011 9:06:20 AM PDT by SuzyQue
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To: WOBBLY BOB

And each and every one has done more work than has Nancy Belosi-Bimbo.


4 posted on 07/20/2011 9:07:12 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Da Coyote

“Belosi-Bimbo” spelling intentional.


5 posted on 07/20/2011 9:08:25 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: NormsRevenge
 


6 posted on 07/20/2011 9:10:47 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
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To: NormsRevenge

Just imagine how that impacts on the allocation of Congressional districts, federal funding, etc.


7 posted on 07/20/2011 9:11:40 AM PDT by kabar
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To: NormsRevenge

I am sure they are all Sanctuary Cities...what else would you expect?


8 posted on 07/20/2011 9:12:32 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: NormsRevenge

So that leaves 10.5 million in the rest of the country?

LOL


9 posted on 07/20/2011 9:13:50 AM PDT by SengirV
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10 posted on 07/20/2011 9:14:06 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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To: Da Coyote

Those bat-sh*t libs deserve each other. We have more of them here in L.A


11 posted on 07/20/2011 9:14:38 AM PDT by max americana (FUBO NATION 2012 FK BARAK)
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To: NormsRevenge
"Unauthorized immigrants are a part of our communities. They're not just in a few pockets," said demographer Laura Hill,...

Unauthorized now used to depict ILLEGAL ALIENS now, eh?

12 posted on 07/20/2011 9:15:33 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: NormsRevenge

States that have sanctuary policies should not get one nickle of federal funding for crime prevention, prisons or anything else affected by high numbers of illegals.

They want to welcome these border jumpers.. let them welcome them on their OWN nickel.


13 posted on 07/20/2011 9:15:56 AM PDT by ScottinVA (As a party that gives Obama what he wants, what again is the GOP`s 2012 selling point?)
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14 posted on 07/20/2011 9:18:32 AM PDT by HiJinx (Old Cold Warrior)
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To: NormsRevenge
Illegal immigrants make up 12 percent of the population in wine-growing Napa County

They've infested my sleepy, once-pleasant former neighborhood and turned it into a crime-ridden 'hood. Makes me sick.

15 posted on 07/20/2011 9:19:03 AM PDT by ScottinVA (As a party that gives Obama what he wants, what again is the GOP`s 2012 selling point?)
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To: NormsRevenge
Several other studies have found the state's illegal immigrant population, estimated at 2.6 million last year, to be steady or dropping even as it rises in Texas, Florida, North Carolina and other Southern states.

...as they broaden their vision of Aztlan.

16 posted on 07/20/2011 9:20:03 AM PDT by ScottinVA (As a party that gives Obama what he wants, what again is the GOP`s 2012 selling point?)
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To: NormsRevenge

Now if they know where they are why can’t they deport them?


17 posted on 07/20/2011 9:20:34 AM PDT by beachn4fun (The free country is no longer free.)
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To: NormsRevenge
Study finds half million illegal immigrants in Bay Area

I hope this is not a shock to anyone!! The last time I was in the LA area, I thought I might need a passport to get back into AZ.
18 posted on 07/20/2011 9:27:12 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: beachn4fun
Now if they know where they are why can’t they deport them?

'Administrative amnesty'
19 posted on 07/20/2011 9:30:41 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: NormsRevenge

“They’re not just in a few pockets” - truer words were never spoken. They are into everyone’s pockets.


20 posted on 07/20/2011 9:31:31 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: NormsRevenge

Sounds like a peaceful, loving environment! The local hippies sharing some “columbian” with their fellow globalists! Really cool! ~sarc


21 posted on 07/20/2011 9:38:37 AM PDT by albie
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To: NormsRevenge

AND THEY VOTE AS WELL...


22 posted on 07/20/2011 9:38:55 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: NormsRevenge

Mowin the grass and cleanin the toilets of the liberal elites there . no wonder they don’t want them gone Cheap, exploitative labor


23 posted on 07/20/2011 9:40:42 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Now that Weiner's gone . .time to get wid of Fwank)
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To: NormsRevenge

This is what happens when you abort your next generation and turn to IMPORTING them/it..


24 posted on 07/20/2011 9:42:12 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole...)
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To: TheOldLady

What is that creature TOL?


25 posted on 07/20/2011 9:46:42 AM PDT by houeto
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To: Responsibility2nd

Not to be critical, but shouldn’t that sign be in Spanish and Arabic?


26 posted on 07/20/2011 9:50:48 AM PDT by Rich21IE
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To: NormsRevenge

PLEASE...................

Tell me something I don’t ALREADY KNOW!!


27 posted on 07/20/2011 10:00:54 AM PDT by chicagolady (Mexican Elite say: EXPORT Poverty Let the American Taxpayer foot the bill !)
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To: chicagolady
Democrats are for the Middle Class families?

They don't live in San Fran anymore.

28 posted on 07/20/2011 10:13:11 AM PDT by scooby321
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To: houeto; JoeProBono

I believe that is a photoshopped lizard combined with bat’s wings.

Somebody gave it to me, and I almost fainted from acute cute.


29 posted on 07/20/2011 10:18:50 AM PDT by TheOldLady (FReepmail me to get ON or OFF the ZOT LIGHTNING ping list.)
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To: TheOldLady
Remind me again! How many people are collecting Federally subsidized unemployment benefits in Mexifornia while these millions of 'unauthorized immigrants' are working??

That's my tax money being sent to California! I have a right to know!!!!

30 posted on 07/20/2011 10:33:23 AM PDT by CharlyFord (t)
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To: kabar
You don't have to imagine.
31 posted on 07/20/2011 10:51:55 AM PDT by OddLane (If Lionel Hutz and Guy Smiley had a lovechild together, his name would be "Mitt Romney." -KAJ)
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To: NormsRevenge
If California would magically lose all it's criminal Mexican population, would the state's budget be balanced?
32 posted on 07/20/2011 11:01:35 AM PDT by Graybeard58
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To: SuzyQue
1/2 million doesn't equal 12 million....

That said...I think it's more like 20 million illegal aliens living in the states....

33 posted on 07/20/2011 11:08:36 AM PDT by Osage Orange (HE HATE ME)
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To: Osage Orange

Right about now there are 200 or so very liberal unemployed court workers who are going to read this and become Conservative,

Unintended consequences? Or just irony?


34 posted on 07/20/2011 11:33:40 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (As long as the MSM covers for Obama, he will be above the law)
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To: NormsRevenge

Can you say, SANCTUARY?


35 posted on 07/20/2011 11:52:58 AM PDT by wolfcreek (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lsd7DGqVSIc)
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To: NormsRevenge

Agreed, no level of any government knows how many illegals are in the country.

When they take over the governments of the Southwestern states during the Reconquista, maybe they will tell us...


36 posted on 07/20/2011 12:10:16 PM PDT by Molon Labbie
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To: NormsRevenge

yep, I know this all too well. And no, they’re not all integrating into society. If they did, we’d never even hear about this issue.


37 posted on 07/20/2011 12:51:25 PM PDT by Rick_Michael (Have no fear "President Government" is here)
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To: Osage Orange

No, my point was if you’ve got 1/2 million living in the bay area alone, then it doesn’t make sense that there’s only another 11 1/2 million in the rest of CA and the other 49 (or, would it be 56) states?


38 posted on 07/20/2011 1:32:13 PM PDT by SuzyQue
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To: NormsRevenge
Why Is Cost of Illegal Immigration Ignored in Debt Ceiling Debate?
Fox News ^ | July 18, 2011
FR Posted on Wednesday, July 20, 2011by T.L.Sink

No comprehensive financial fix can be complete without Congress demanding enforcement against illegal immigration. American taxpayers spend $113 billion annually subsidizing illegal immigration. In some states, reducing this fiscal burden would would be nothing short of an economic miracle.

California's budget deficit is $28 billion yet the state spends $21.8 billion subsidizing illegal immigration, or 75 percent of their TOTAL deficit!

Massachusetts could almost clear its books by ending illegal alien subsidies; the state's deficit is $2 billion, while their annual cost of illegal immigration is $1.86 billion. Maryland and New York would enjoy much needed surplusses; those state's expenditures on illegal aliens actually exceed their deficits!

Unemployment is at its highest level in 27 years, yet illegal aliens continue to stream in taking jobs. While 25 million Americans are either looking for work, underemployed or have given up searching, 7 million jobs are occupied by illegal aliens. (Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com

39 posted on 07/20/2011 6:58:31 PM PDT by Liz ( A taxpayer voting for Obama is like a chicken voting for Col Sanders.)
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To: Da Coyote
“Belosi-Bimbo” spelling intentional.’

My version would get me banned, as it is the last comment I posted about that er. female (?) was yanked by the moderator. :-)

40 posted on 07/20/2011 7:06:13 PM PDT by mongo141
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