STORY OF “CITIZEN” JOE LEGAL & THE STORY OF “JOSE THE ILLEGAL”
JOE LEGAL works in construction, has a Social Security number and makes $25.00 per hour with taxes deducted.
JOSE ILLEGAL ALSO works in construction has NO Social Security Number and makes $15.00 per hour cash, under the table.
READY?….NOW PAY ATTENTION :
JOE LEGAL: $25.00 per hour × 40 hours = $1,000.00 per week or $52,000.00 per year. Now, take 31% away for State and Federal taxes. JOE LEGAL now has $31,231.00.
JOSE ILLEGAL: $15.00 an hour × 40 hours = $600.00 per week or $31,200.00 per year. JOSE ILLEGAL pays no taxes. JOSE ILLEGAL now has $31,200.00.
JOE LEGAL: pays medical and dental insurance with limited coverage for his family at $600.00 per month, or $7,200.00 per year. JOE LEGAL now has $24,031.00.
JOSE ILLEGAL: has full medical and dental coverage through the State and local clinics and emergency hospitals 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 spends $500.00 per month for food or $6,000.00 per year. JOE LEGAL now has $18,031.00.
JOSE ILLEGAL: has no documented income and is eligible for food stamps, WIC and welfare. JOSE ILLEGAL still has $31,200.00!
JOE LEGAL: pays rent of 1,200.00 per month or $14,400.00 per year. JOE LEGAL now has $9,631.00.
JOSE ILLEGAL: receives $500.00 per month Federal rent subsidy. JOSE ILLEGAL pays out that $500.00 per month or $6,000.00 per year. JOSE ILLEGAL still has that $31,200.00!
JOE LEGAL: pays $200.00 per month or $2,400.00 per year for car insurance. Some of that is uninsured motorist insurance. JOE LEGAL now has ONLY $7,231.00.
JOSE ILLEGAL: says, “We don’t need no stinkin’ insurance.”… and still has $31,000.00 !
JOE LEGAL: has to make his $7,231.00 stretch to pay utilities, gasoline.. etc.
JOSE ILLEGAL: has to make his $31,200.00 stretch to pay utilities, gasoline and what he sends out of the country every month….
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 elementary 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.
Now, when the children reach college age…
JOE LEGAL’S: kids MAY NOT get into a State school and MAY NOT qualify for scholarships, grants or other tuition help, even though JOE LEGAL has been paying for State schools through his taxes, while…
JOSE ILLEGAL’S: kids go to the, ‘head of the class’ because they are a minority.
JOE LEGAL and JOSE ILLEGAL both benefit from the same police and fire services, but JOE LEGAL paid for them… and JOSE ILLEGAL did not.
Do you get it, now?
*If we vote for or support any politician that supports illegal aliens,… we are part of the problem.
It’s way PAST time to take a stand for America and Americans!
Speak UP and speak OUT for AMERICAN CITIZENS!
**KEEP SPREADING THIS INFORMATION — we need to make changes ASAP.
Posted by Carol Byers
Patriot Institute Contributor