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Commentary: Immigrants didn't cause your problemsupdated: Fri Mar 13 2009 07:30:00

Here's the good news: Authorities say that fewer illegal immigrants are crossing the U.S.-Mexican border. The Los Angeles Times recently reported that arrests along the U.S.-Mexico border in the last five months are down 24 percent from the same period last year.

Tonight's factsupdated: Tue Oct 09 2007 18:55:00

Here are some facts from tonight's broadcast that you might find interesting. U.S. spending on medical care for illegal immigrants 2004: • $2.2 billion • For their children: $2.5 billion Source: Center for Immigration Studies

China's Military Build-upupdated: Thu Jun 14 2007 12:32:00

Here are some facts from tonight's broadcast that you might find interesting. In March, China announced its 2007 defense budget would increase 17.8% year over year to approximately $45 billion. But the Pentagon's best estimate is that China's 2007 defense expenditures could fall between $85-$125 billion. Source: DOD testimony 6/13/07 et al Our trade deficit with China ran $232 billion last year. Source: Dept. of Commerce

Commentary: Fear of foreigners drives immigration debate updated: Tue May 01 2007 08:59:00

This week marks the first anniversary of a series of major demonstrations over immigration reform. And while an entire year has gone by, Americans really haven't learned that much about the subject matter.

CNNMoney: Banking on illegal immigrantsupdated: Mon Aug 08 2005 10:55:00

The banking industry is opening its doors to a controversial new market: illegal immigrants.

U.S. gets bill for illegal immigrants' health careupdated: Tue May 10 2005 07:56:00

Health care providers can charge the government for emergency care provided to illegal aliens beginning Tuesday.

CNNMoney: When one passport won't doupdated: Fri Oct 08 2004 11:58:00

SALEM, Ore. (CNN/Money) - That the world has grown smaller is as plain as labels on the foreign products we buy and as clear as the stilted English of people answering our customer service calls from the other side of the world.

Enforce the immigration laws we've gotupdated: Fri Jul 16 2004 12:55:00

The United States is facing an extraordinary immigration crisis, but our solutions have done nothing to alleviate the situation. The overburdened Border Patrol and local law enforcement, particularly in the Southwest, are apprehending thousands of illegal aliens on immigration violations every day. Yet surprisingly, many of those arrested are freed shortly after their detainment.

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