Mexicans did not bankrupt the state it was corrupt politicians who robbed it blind. Mexicans helped build most of California and added to the economy. Mexicans pump in millions of dollars daily into the California economy and also have provided tons of labor at lower cost so that California could be built more modern. Whites receive more welfare than Mexicans and other Hispanics and African Americans. The poorest states in the United States are Red Conservative states. Look it up. "If Republican economic policies are so great for America, how come 9 out of the 10 poorest states are Red states?" According to the latest Census data, 9 of the 10 states with the lowest per-person income levels were Red: Mississippi, Arkansas, Idaho, West Virginia, Kentucky, Utah, Alabama, South Carolina and Oklahoma. The Census data also show that 9 of the 10 states with the lowest median household income were Red: Mississippi, Arkansas, West Virginia, Kentucky, Alabama, Tennessee, Louisiana, South Carolina and Oklahoma. And 9 of the 10 states with the lowest median family income were Red: Mississippi, Arkansas, West Virginia, Kentucky, Alabama, Tennessee, Oklahoma, Louisiana and South Carolina. The only Blue state on each list: New Mexico. source poltifact.