Legalizing 'Dreamers' would cost $26 billion: CBO

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Legalizing 2 million illegal immigrant “Dreamers” would cost the government $25.9 billion over the next decade, as those now-legal people would claim more tax, education and other benefits they haven’t been able to get before, the Congressional Budget Office said Friday.

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Legalizing 2 million illegal immigrant “Dreamers” would cost the government $25.9 billion over the next decade, as those now-legal people would claim more tax, education and other benefits they haven’t been able to get before, the Congressional Budget Office said Friday.

According to the CATO institute, even if the CBO score is correct ending the protections provided by the DREAM act will cost $70-100 billion and lower GDP growth by $260 billion.

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