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ICYMI: Juan Escalante: “I’m an undocumented immigrant who pays taxes every year.”

Juan is an undocumented immigrant who pays taxes every year. The President who wants to deport millions of undocumented immigrants, not so much. On Tax Day, Juan Escalante, a DACA-recipient and America’s Voice staffer, writes a new piece for Vox, entitled “I’m an undocumented immigrant who pays taxes every year.” Juan’s family came to the United States legally in … Continue reading »

Immigrants Respond To Donald Trump: “We All Have To Work, And We All Have To Pay Taxes”

Univision talked to an immigrant business owner who unsurprisingly had zero tolerance for Donald Trump’s recent remark that skipping out on paying federal income taxes makes him “smart.” “We all have to work, and we all have to pay taxes,” she told Univision. “Someone who has large sums of money and doesn’t pay, it makes you wonder … Continue reading »

Unlike Donald Trump, Undocumented Immigrants Actually Pay Billions In State and Federal Taxes Every Year

Donald Trump built his Presidential campaign on the false claim that most undocumented immigrants are criminals and takers, but unlike him, they’ve actually been the ones paying billions of dollars in state and federal taxes annually. Over the weekend, a bombshell report revealed that “Trump declared a $916 million loss on his 1995 income tax returns, … Continue reading »