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Albert N. Gore on Social Security

 


Allow working illegals to contribute to Social Security

We need to find additional resources that can fund these programs. For example, we have more than 13 million workers in this country who are illegally here. These workers are willing to work long hours at jobs that many Americans will not take. If these workers are earning a wage, why not work to make them become U. S. citizens and have them pay Social Security. This is an untapped resource.
Source: Jackson Clarion-Ledger , Mar 10, 2012

Tax illegal immigrants to fund Social Security

Q: What should be done to assure the long-term sustainability of Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security?

A: We need to find additional resources that can fund these programs. For example, we have more than 13 million workers in this country who are illegally here. These workers are willing to work long hours at jobs that many Americans will not take. If these workers are earning a wage--and that is why they are here--why not work to make them become U. S. citizens and have them pay Social Security and other taxes going to Medicare and Medicaid. This is an untapped resource. In pursuing this, we need to make sure we don't pass immigration legislation that is anti-labor. Anti-labor laws have already i

Source: League of Women Voters Questionnaire in Clarion-Ledger , Mar 10, 2012

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