County: No Figure for Cost of Services For Illegal Immigrants

Fairfax County officials can't put a dollar amount on the amount of money the local governement spends on services used by illegal immigrants they say, partly because many of those services are "universal access;"required by federal law to be open to anyone, regardless of immigration status.The officials also cite the difficulty of counting how many undocumented immigrants live in here. This is in today's Metro section.

By Focus on Fairfax |  November 27, 2007; 10:01 AM ET  | Category:  Government , Human Services , Immigration , Parks and Recreation , Politics , Public Safety , Schools
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