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Costs Of Illegal Immigration Rising

November 2010 | Risk Summary

A recent report published by the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) suggests that the cost for immigrants seeking to enter the US illegally via the Mexican border is becoming prohibitively high. Moreover, although it is too early to discern a trend, data from the DHS shows the number of legal immigrants from Mexico also declined significantly in 2009, as did the estimated number of Mexicans living unauthorised in the US, while the number of illegal aliens returned hit a record high.

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