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Colorado turns a profit off undocumented residents, reports say

Author: Joey Bunch - March 3, 2017 - Updated: July 25, 2017

Colorado’s 163,000 undocumented immigrants pay plenty¬†in taxes, according to a new report by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy. The nonprofit think tank on state and federal tax policy estimates undocumented residents contributed¬†$21.4 million in personal income taxes, $35.8 million in property taxes and $82.2 million in sales and excise taxes to the state […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.