Posted on May 8, 2008

Supervisor Says County Spends More Than $1 Billion a Year on Benefits To Illegals

KHTS-AM (Los Angeles), May 5, 2008

According to new data from the Department of Public Social Services, nearly twenty five percent of Los Angeles County’s welfare and food stamp benefits goes directly to the children of illegal aliens, at a cost of $36 million a month—for a projected annual cost of $432 million.

“The total cost for illegal immigrants to County taxpayers far exceeds $1 billion a year—not including the millions of dollars for education,” said Antonovich. {snip}