I.C.E. Blows $100 Million a year on Illegal Children Travel

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The Immigration and Customs Enforcement department that handles deportations spent more than $100 million of its money over the last few years ferrying illegal immigrant children around the U.S.

This waste of taxpayer money was found after an investigation by IRLI, the Immigration Reform Law Institute.

The Washington Times reported that the group, the IRLI, through their own investigations have determined that;

“Immigration and Customs Enforcement spent an average of $665 per juvenile in 2014, with most of that going to the cost of airplane flights to shuttle the children among government agencies, to relatives here in the U.S. or back to their home countries — if they’re deported.”

Dale Wilcox, executive director of IRLI, blamed President Obama’s 2012 deportation amnesty for young adult illegal immigrants, the Dreamers, for the surge, saying it “enticed tens of thousands of new migrants, particularly juveniles, to take a risk on making the trip.” Continue Reading

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