Joe Legal vs. Jose Illegal
"Joe Legal" works in construction, has a Social Security Number, and makes $25.00 per hour and has all payroll taxes. Jose Illegal" also works in construction, has "NO" Social Security Number, and gets paid $15.00 cash "under the table".
Joe Legal @ $25.00 per hour x 40 hours equals $1000.00 per week, $52,000 per year Now take 30% away for taxes Joe Legal now has $31,231.00.
Jose Illegal @ $15.00 per hour x 40 hours $600.00 per week, $31,200.00 per year Jose Illegal pays no taxes, Jose Illegal has $31,200.00
Joe Legal pays Medical and Dental Insurance with limited coverage $1000.00 per month $12,000.00 per year Joe Legal now has $19,231.00 Jose Illegal has full Medical and Dental coverage through the state and local clinics at a cost of $0.00 per year. Jose Illegal still has $31,200.00
Joe Legal makes too much money and is not eligible for Food Stamps or welfare. Joe Legal pays for his families food $1,000.00 per month $12,000.00 per year Joe Legal now has $ 7,231.00. Jose Illegal has no documented income and thus is eligible for Food Stamps and Welfare Jose Illegal still has $31,200.00.
Joe Legal pays his mortgage of $1,000.00 per month or $12,000.00 per year Joe Legal is now in the hole minus (-) $4,769.00. Jose Illegal receives a $500 per month Federal rent subsidy Jose Illegal pays rent $500.00 per month $6,000.00 per year Jose Illegal still has $25,200.00. Joe Legal now works overtime on Saturdays or gets a part time job after work. Jose Illegal has nights and weekends off to enjoy with his family.
Joe Legal's and Jose Illegal's children both attend the same school. Joe Legal pays for his children's lunches while Jose Illegal's children get a government sponsored lunch. Jose Illegal's children have an after school ESL program. Joe Legal's children go home.
Joe Legal and Jose Illegal both enjoy the same Police and Emergency Services, but Joe paid for them and Jose did not pay.
Don't vote/support any politician that supports illegal aliens because I don't don't know about you this is not the country I served to protect.