Testimony to the Public Education Committee on Interim Charge #2

Every Texan rejects the premise that any child could be a burden to our state because all children deserve an education regardless of their place of birth. Empowered with a Texas public education, immigrant children – like their parents – pay forward any benefits they might receive. Taking the cost of public education into account, the Texas Comptroller special report “Undocumented Immigrants in Texas” of 2006 and the 2020 update by the Baker Institute show immigrants to the United States overwhelmingly benefit the Texas economy.

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