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Trump's claim that immigrants cost taxpayers 'many billions of dollars a year'
Mar 7, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

"According to the National Academy of Sciences, our current immigration system costs America's taxpayers many billions of dollars a year." - President Trump, speech to Congress, Feb. 28, 2017

One of the key arguments by the administration in its efforts to curb both legal and illegal immigration is an economic one: that immigration is harmful to the American economy and American workers.

In his speech to Congress, Trump referenced a September 2016 report by Na

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