COST OF COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION REFORM. What are the costs of comprehensive immigration reform: unemployment, smaller pay checks, illness and higher taxes! The Cost of Comprehensive Immigration ReformMcCain and Obama Are HopelessIt is the Economy Stupid! « Pronk Palisades The evidence that illegal immigration and mass immigration are harming our country is overwhelming and irrefutable. Congestion, environment, crime, health care, education the costs are too high for the American family to continue to bear. 7 Principles of True Comprehensive Immigration Reform | Federation for American Immigration Reform Nevertheless, the economic migrants crashing U.S. borders are largely uneducated, unskilled workers, who continue to drain education, health care, and social welfare monies from federal, state, and local budgets. In addition, for those foreign laborers willing to work and pay taxes, the United States needs to modernize a guest worker program. Instead, President Obama has announced plans that would enforce stiff visa quotas on skilled aliens while granting amnesty to unskilled aliens. Obama?s Tangled Immigration Web HIghly skilled immigrants would like vote republican because they are not looking for freebies from democrats.