A fascinating data point, from Foreign Policy magazine:

If the United States deported all its illegal immigrants at once, how long would the bus convoy be?

a) 18 miles

b) 180 miles

c) 1,800 miles

Answer below the photo.

Answer:

C, 1,800.   To deport the 12 million illegal immigrants in the United States en masse, it would take more than 200,000 buses, stretching more than 1,800 miles, according to a December 2009 Center for American Progress (CAP) report….

The cost would be nearly $300 billion over five years, the think tank estimates.

via Quiz: If the U.S. deported its illegal immigrants at once, how long would the bus convoy be? | FP Passport.

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