Whoa: Heritage Foundation says amnesty will cost taxpayers at least $6.3 trillion

The Heritage Foundation released its much-awaited study of the Gang of Ocho’s amnesty plan this morning. The Examiner’s Conn Carroll helpfully summarizes the study’s key points:

The study’s lead author, Robert Rector, says the costs of amnesty are backloaded:

Does that sound familiar? It should:

Does the Heritage Foundation study actually understate the costs of amnesty? Yes, probably:

And let’s not forget this:

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Update:

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