Johnson said there were more illegal immigrants in the U.S. back when he was governor. "When I was governor, I asked for a cost-benefits analysis. Are we paying out more than we're getting in, given the fact that (immigrants) do pay taxes — income tax, Social Security, Medicare. Immigrants who have used false documents to get work don't collect tax refunds, Johnson said. His administration determined that the state got more tax revenue from illegal immigrants than the state was paying out in benefits.Smell that fresh air? More here.
Gary Johnson : GOP :: Life Support : Dying Patient ( #garyjohnson #immigration )
Ex-governor of New Mexico and possible future Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson injects some common sense into the immigration debate: