Cincinnati Enquirer: Immigration coalition braces for policy changes

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"Grayson, the Interfaith Workers Center director, said the coalition needs to try to work to educate the public that attempts at widespread deportations would be costly and harm families and the U.S. economy. A report released in February by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a nonprofit, non-partisan research organization, calculated that the 11 million unauthorized immigrants in the United States pay $11.64 billion a year in income, sales and property taxes. In Ohio, undocumented immigrant workers pay $85 million in state and local taxes, and in Kentucky the amount is $37 million, according to the analysis."

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