Immigrants Responsible for Medicare and Social Security Trust Funds

Bet you didn’t know that immigrants pay for your Medicare.

Congress has been wanting to close borders for quite some time with their immigration reform act but this could deplete Medicare’s already dwindling trust fund.

The current issue of journal Health Affairs states that within a seven-year period immigrants paid $115.2 billion in Medicare than they took out.  Not only that but they undocumented immigrants contribute a net surplus of billions and billions of dollars to the Social Security retirement trust fund.

So what is congress to do?

Read more over at Roll Call.

What do you think of this news?  Should the borders stay open?

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