April 24, 2017

The Commonwealth Institute: Working, Paying Taxes, Hitting Barriers

ITEP Work in Action

Unauthorized immigrants in Virginia contribute more than $250 million each year in state and local taxes. That’s a lot of money. But they could contribute even more – nearly $100 million more – if they received lawful work permits and relief from fear of immigration enforcement, policy changes lawmakers could begin to address for the benefit of all.

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