# Illegal immigration costs the taxpayers of California $10.5 billion a year for education, health care, and incarceration.
# Illegal aliens constitute 15 percent of our state’s school population.
# Between 1993 and 2003, 60 California hospitals were forced to close from the financial burden of providing free health care for uninsured illegal aliens.
# Illegal immigrants who enroll in the University of California system are charged in-state tuition.
# Each year the Border Patrol makes more than a million apprehensions of persons unlawfully crossing U.S. borders to work and to receive public assistance, often with the aid of fraudulent documents. Such entry is a misdemeanor, and if repeated becomes punishable as a felony.
# Illegal aliens from Central America have been allowed to remain in the United States so long that their homelands have grown dependent on the billions of dollars a year they send home in remittances.
# 300,000 people who have been ordered deported are still in the country because their deportation orders were not enforced.
# Census Bureau estimates say 115,000 people from terrorist-sponsoring Middle Eastern nations live in the United States illegally.
# Some illegal aliens from terrorist nations pay as much as $50,000 each to be smuggled into our country.
# Approximately one-third of all foreign-born U.S. residents are illegal aliens.
# Over half of all Mexicans living in the United States are here illegally.
# In the last decade, 80 to 85 percent of the flow of Mexican immigrants has been illegal. http://www.capsweb.org/facts/immigration.html#legal_facts