It is amazing to me to realize how many people justify their anti-immigration stands based on Taxes. Many argued that the simple fact that they pay taxes and that immigrants do not takes away from immigrants the right to do certain things in this country or rather to be in this country.
- It is important to realize that most immigrants pay taxes and the illegal immigrants who do not pay taxes who like nothing better than to pay taxes and to make more visible contributions to the American society.
- Even though illegal immigrants do not pay taxes, they do work and play an important role in the American economy not only with their work, but also with their spending. There is a growing illicit side of the US economy, and illegal immigrants make positive contributions to it.
- It is also important to recognize that poor people in general pay very little taxes. This means that even if illegal immigrants could pay taxes, they wouldn't pay most taxes at all for tmost of the jobs, which they are doing barely pays them enough to eat and to feed their family.