State of California (Senate Rules Committee, Senate Select Committee on
Border Issues, and Office of the Auditor General)
of fiscal impact of undocumented immigrants
on public services in San Diego County,
including criminal justice system, education,
and public health.
Further identified estimated number of
undocumented residents and their contributions
to State and local tax revenues.
Also included in the
analysis were federal revenues, false documentation issues, and macro economic impacts.
Study included substantial primary data
gathering techniques, including direct
interviews with undocumented immigrant
workers and INS returnees.
Prepared, administered, and
analyzed sample surveys of undocumented immigrants in San Diego County for purposes of
determining employment characteristics, revenue generation, demographics, and migration
patterns. Research included extensive face-to-face interviews and structured round table