Use code TPM for up to 66% off at MyPillow.com

ADVERTISEMENT

Biden's DOJ drops plans to pay illegal immigrants $450,000 in compensation

The Department of Justice has come out and stated that it will not be compensating illegal immigrants separated under former president Trump.

ADVERTISEMENT
Image
Jarryd Jaeger Vancouver BC
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Biden's Department of Justice has withdrawn its plan to pay illegal immigrants $450,000 in compensation after having had their families separated at the border during the Trump administration.

Fox News' Petere Doocy asked Deputy Press Sec. why the Biden administration is suspending that plan. "I would refer you to the DOJ," Jean-Pierre said.

Following President Biden's repeated denial that his government would give illegal immigrants separated under Trump up to $450,000, the DOJ has said once and for all that such a payout will never happen.

On Thursday, the DOJ sent out a message to the lawyers of those separated at the border that negotiations over a possible payout were off the table. The American Civil Liberties Union broke the story, taking to Twitter to voice its displeasure.

"Candidate Biden promised to help these children and families," they wrote, "But today, President Biden is shamefully playing politics with their lives and futures. We will never forget who takes action to help these families and who turns their backs on them."

In October, rumors that the Biden administration would pay migrants hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation began floating around, leading to backlash from Republicans.

In November, President Biden called those rumors "garbage," claiming that no such plan was in the works.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
N/A by N/A is licensed under N/A

Join and support independent free thinkers!

We’re independent and can’t be cancelled. The establishment media is increasingly dedicated to divisive cancel culture, corporate wokeism, and political correctness, all while covering up corruption from the corridors of power. The need for fact-based journalism and thoughtful analysis has never been greater. When you support The Post Millennial, you support freedom of the press at a time when it's under direct attack. Join the ranks of independent, free thinkers by supporting us today for as little as $1.

Support The Post Millennial

Remind me in September

We will use this to send you a single email in September 2020. To find out what personal data we collect and how we use it, please visit our Privacy Policy

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
By signing up you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
ADVERTISEMENT
© 2022 The Post Millennial, Privacy Policy