Diary

Build a Welfare State and They Will Come

From the 2009 World Almanac

Unauthorized Immigrant Population/total state population, 2007

California  2.840,000      36.5million

Texas        1,710,000      23.3 mil

Florida          960,000     18.2  mil

New York      640,000     19.3 mil

Illinois          560,000     12.8 mil

Arizona         530,000      6.3 mil

Georgia         490,000      9.5 mil

New Jersey     470,000     8.7 mil

North Carolina 380,000   9.0 mil

Washington    260,000     6.5 mil

The twelve largest block grants for welfare receiving states, in descending order high illegal immigrant states in bold

California

New York

Michigan

Ohio

Pennsylvania

Illinois

Florida

Pennsylvania

Massachusettes

Texas

Washington

New Jersey

Georgia

The ten most distressed states.  Largest illegal immigration states in bold Nov 2009  http://www.nowpublic.com/tech-biz/10-states-financial-crisis-2514585.html

Starting with California, then

Michigan
Rhode Island
New Jersey
Florida
Illinois
Wisconsin
Arizona
Nevada
Oregon

note: Arizona is the only high immigrant state not receiving large welfare grants and in acute financial distress.  I’m sure between 2007 and now, the immigration problem has only gotten worse.

States with the highest foreclosure rates.  High Illegal Immigrant States in bold

Nevada

Florida

Michigan

California

Colorado

Ohio

Georgia

Arizona

Illinois

Indiana

Tennessee

Texas

California, Florida, and Illinois, are common to all 4 lists.  California, Florida, Arizona, and Texas all border on Mexico; Illinois does not.  Half of all Illegal Immigrants are Mexican.  Why does Illinois keep popping up.