Letters to the Editor

Cost of immigration

Once again a reputable study has shown that 51 percent of immigrant-led households receive at least one kind of welfare benefit compared to 30 percent for native led households.

This number increases to 76 percent for immigrant households with children.This report by the Center for Immigration Studies is yet another example of the true costs of immigration in this country, both legal and illegal.

The fact remains that we have created a system that allows a lot of less educated immigrants into our country, who then earn modest wages and are thus eligible for a very generous welfare system funded by taxpayers.

If we are ever going to have a true comprehensive immigration policy, these sobering facts must be taken into consideration.

Charles Miller,