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Monday, March 18, 2019

DHS Releases 84.5K Border Crossers, Illegal Aliens into U.S. in Two Months

The Department of Homeland Security released 84,500 foreign family members into the United States since December after they crossed through the U.S.-Mexico border, Breitbart News has confirmed.

In newly confirmed federal data from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, Breitbart News has learned the massive scale and scope of DHS’s ramped up Catch and Release policy.

For months, DHS officials have said privately that the Catch and Release program has been taken to new heights, while ICE union officials declared this week that the program was in “overdrive” under the direction of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.



Rebel Without a Clue said...

I recall reading that the cost per illegal alien per year is roughly $75,000 each. With that number in mind we are looking at almost $6.5 Billion per year. Here is a quick and dirty table that I put together for comparison. As you can tell, if the number sited in the article is correct at 84K in two-months, and we used different annual values for their upkeep, then this would be:

Illegals Cost Per/Year/Individual Total
84,500 $10,000 $845,000,000
84,500 $20,000 $1,690,000,000
84,500 $30,000 $2,535,000,000
84,500 $40,000 $3,380,000,000
84,500 $45,000 $3,802,500,000
84,500 $50,000 $4,225,000,000
84,500 $55,000 $4,647,500,000
84,500 $60,000 $5,070,000,000
84,500 $65,000 $5,492,500,000
84,500 $75,000 $6,337,500,000

You can see here the same chart as above but with an annual estimate based on the two-month numbers provided in the article. Of course they will not be precise but it does give you something to think about. And while you're thinking about it, think about how much the wall will cost and find the break-even point.

Illegals/Year Cost Per/Year/Individual Total
507,000 $10,000 $5,070,000,000
507,000 $20,000 $10,140,000,000
507,000 $30,000 $15,210,000,000
507,000 $40,000 $20,280,000,000
507,000 $45,000 $22,815,000,000
507,000 $50,000 $25,350,000,000
507,000 $55,000 $27,885,000,000
507,000 $60,000 $30,420,000,000
507,000 $65,000 $32,955,000,000
507,000 $75,000 $38,025,000,000

Just my two cents.

Rebel Without a Clue said...

I have a revised cost analysis: According to

"At the federal, state, and local levels, taxpayers shell out approximately $134.9 billion to cover the costs incurred by the presence of more than 12.5 million illegal aliens, and about 4.2 million citizen children of illegal aliens. That amounts to a tax burden of approximately $8,075 per illegal alien family member and a total of $115,894,597,664. The total cost of illegal immigration to U.S. taxpayers is both staggering and crippling. In 2013, FAIR estimated the total cost to be approximately $113 billion. So, in under four years, the cost has risen nearly $3 billion. This is a disturbing and unsustainable trend. The sections below will break down and further explain these numbers at the federal, state, and local levels."

Anonymous said...

and our own lazy wel-fare citizens cost us just as much

Rebel Without a Clue said...

Yes, Anon 5:12 PM, they do. But the difference is that they are our lazy welfare citizens. Not some other countries.

Anonymous said...

These people should be released at the property of each congressional member until they pass about an executive order for that

Anonymous said...

Spot on!