It’s a fair bet that most Americans will not like what Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are spending to house illegal aliens who’ve crossed into the United States from Mexico.
“Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn is demanding answers from the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement Tuesday over the $86.9 million the agencies are spending to house more than 1,200 migrant families in hotel rooms,” according to Fox News. [emphasis added]
“The Biden administration, earlier this month, awarded ICE an $86.9 million contract through Texas-based nonprofit Endeavors for hotel rooms near the border to provide temporary shelter and processing services for families who have been expelled from the United States but have been placed in immigration proceedings for their removal… [emphasis added]
“‘As the current contract stands, the cost to taxpayers for housing 1,200 migrant families for six months is about $71,000 per person,’ Blackburn wrote. ‘For a family of four, that amounts to a shocking $284,000 — enough to buy a small house.’ [emphasis added]
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