05/07/2013 08:35 am ET

Heritage Foundation Report On Immigration Drives Wedge Between Conservatives

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A new study from conservative think tank the Heritage Foundation estimates (incorrectly) that immigration reform will cost the economy $6.3 trillion over 50 years as “a minimum estimate.” The findings have been widely criticized by pro-reform Democrats and immigrant rights advocates, but there has also been a surprising amount of blowback among conservatives.

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