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George Mason
Broadwater, Jeff. George Mason, Forgotten Founder. The University of North Carolina Press. 2006. Mapp, Alf. The Faith of Our Fathers. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 2003. Mason, John, and Terri K. Dunn. The Recollections of John Mason: George Mason's Son Remembers His Father and Life at Gunston Hall. Virginia: EPM Publications. 2004. Print. Mason, George. Letter to London Merchants. 1766.

Mason, George. "Virginia Bill Of Rights." In Commanger, Henry Steele, ed. Documents of American History. New York: F.S. Crofe & Co. 2938. Mason, John, and Terri K. Dunn. The Recollections of John Mason: George Mason's Son Remembers His Father and Life at Gunston Hall. Virginia: EPM Publications. 2004. Print. Ravoke, Jack N. "Mason, George." World Book Student. World Book, 2012. Web. 27 September 2012. Steven A. Camarota. "Illegal Immigrants Create a Drain on the U.S. Government. " Current Controversies: Illegal Immigration. Ed. Debra A. Miller. Detroit: Greenhaven Press. 2007. Opposing Viewpoints Critical Thinking. Gale. Baltimore County Public Schools. 27 September 2012. "Virginia Declaration of Rights," Annals of American History.

Illegal Immigration is a major controversy in today's society. There has been a continuous heated debate whether immigration should be legalized. However, according to studies of Camarota, "Nearly two-thirds of illegal aliens are lacking a high school degree" and "the primary reason they create a fiscal deficit is their low education levels and resulting low incomes and tax payments, not their legal status or heavy use of most social services." Illegal immigrants also do not participate in payroll taxes. If immigration were to be legalized it would have an increase average of tax payments by seventy-seven percent however the average costs would rise by one-hundred and eighteen percent (Camarota, Steven A).

Virginia Statesman George Mason would take position against legalizing immigration. George Mason lived a private...
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