You have two families: "Joe Legal" and "Joe Illegal". Both families have two parents, two children, and live in California .
Joe Legal works in construction, has a Social Security Number and makes $25.00 per hour with taxes deducted.
Joe Illegal also works in construction, has NO Social Security Number,and gets paid $15.00 cash "under the table".
Ready? Now pay attention...
Joe Legal: $25.00 per hour x 40 hours = $1000.00 per week, or $52,000.00 per year. Now take 30% away for state and federal tax; Joe Legal now has $31,231.00.
Joe Illegal: $15.00 per hour x 40 hours = $600.00 per week, or $31,200.00 per year. Joe Illegal pays no taxes. Joe Illegal now has $31,200.00.
Joe Legal pays medical and dental insurance with limited coverage for his family at $600.00 per month, or $7,200.00 per year. Joe Legal now has $24,031.00.
Joe Illegal has full medical and dental coverage through the state and local clinics at a cost of $0.00 per year. Joe Illegal still has $31,200.00.
Joe Legal makes too much money and is not eligible for food stamps or welfare. Joe Legal pays $500.00 per month for food, or $6,000.00 per year. Joe Legal now has $18,031.00.
Joe Illegal has no documented income and is eligible for food stamps and welfare. Joe Illegal still has $31,200.00.
Joe Legal pays rent of $1,200.00 per month, or $14,400.00 per year. Joe Legal now has $9,631.00.
Joe Illegal receives a $500.00 per month federal rent subsidy. Joe Illegal pays out that $500.00 per month, or $6,000.00 per year. Joe Illegal still has $ 31,200.00.
Joe Legal pays $200.00 per month, or $2,400.00 for insurance. Joe Legal now has $7,231.00.
Joe Illegal says, "We don't need no stinkin' insurance!" and he still has $31,200.00.
Joe Legal has to make his $7,231.00 stretch to pay utilities, gasoline, etc.
Joe Illegal has to make his $31,200.00 stretch to pay utilities, gasoline, and what he sends out of the country every month.
Joe Legal now works overtime on Saturdays or gets a part time job after work.
Joe Illegal has nights and weekends off to enjoy with his family.
Joe Legal's and Joe Illegal's children both attend the same school. Joe Legal pays for his childrens' lunches while Joe Illegal's children get a government sponsored lunch. Joe Illegal's children have an after school ESL program. Joe Legal's children go home.
Joe Legal and Joe Illegal both enjoy the same police and fire services, but Joe paid for them and Joe did not pay.
Do you get it, now?
If you vote for or support any politician who supports illegal aliens...You are part of the problem!
It's way PAST time to take a stand for America and Americans!
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