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Citizenship Allows Millions of Undocumented Immigrants to Contribute to Social Security

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If the entire undocumented immigrant population were to gain citizenship and legal status, they would contribute a total of over $600 billion to Social Security over the next 36 years. This represents the same time frame that retiring Baby Boomers will put the largest strain on the system. Additionally, their contributions to Social Security would support nearly 2.5 million American retirees.