SPOTLIGHT: CBO study says illegals raise healthcare costs


A new study by the U.S. Congressional Budget Office tosses yet another talking point into the debate over the cost of providing healthcare for illegal immigrants. The CBO study, which concluded that 60 percent of undocumented immigrants are uninsured, contends that such immigrants generate higher healthcare costs than any tax dollars they supply. Article

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