Public debates over federal immigration reform, specifically around undocumented immigrants, often suffer from insufficient and inaccurate information about the tax contributions of undocumented immigrants, particularly at the state level. Nationally, undocumented immigrants pay more than $11 billion in state and local taxes.
ITEP blogs and reports examine the contributions of undocumented immigrants as taxpayers to dispel the myths and misunderstandings and provide updated and accurate information.
This report was updated in March 2017 Read as a PDF. (Includes Full Appendix of State-by-State Data) Report Landing Page Public debates over federal immigration reform often suffer from insufficient…