Original article. How about providing free lawyers to the residents who have suffered property damage, and many other problems caused by this illegal invasion, fostered by the current administration, funded by citizen tax dollars for benefits that citizens can not get. The rights of citizens of our country are being violated by this invasion.
By Jim Hoft
Published August 1, 2021 at 2:50 pm 743 Comments
Joe Biden and his handlers are looking into moving an army of lawyers to the US southern border to assist the hundreds of thousands of monthly invaders as they cross the open border into the United States.
This is all being done as the Jan. 6 freedom fighters languish in US prisons, indefinitely as political prisoners.
Yahoo-reported via the Washington Examiner.
The Biden administration aims to spend millions of dollars to cover the cost of lawyers for migrants who have illegally entered the country, a prospect that has infuriated immigration restrictionists.
President Joe Biden proposed in his immigration plan released this week that Congress should make available $15 million to cover the costs of private lawyers for “families and vulnerable individuals,” with another $23 million to cover legal orientation programs administered by the Justice Department. The proposal, first outlined in Biden’s fiscal year 2022 budget, is the first time that an administration has proposed covering such an expense, and the White House has not shared additional information.
The $15 million in funding would only be enough to cover several thousand people, according to a study from the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank. Immigration lawyers charge between $150 and $300 per hour.
Heritage senior fellow for homeland security Lora Ries last year examined deportation defense costs to provide a frame of reference for asylum cases and found each person spent between $2,000 and $10,000. At the lower end of $2,000 per person, 7,500 migrants would be able to have lawyers. On the higher end of $10,000 per person, just 1,500 people would be covered.
Over the past four months alone, 190,000 people illegally came across the southern border with a family member, and another 64,000 unaccompanied children arrived in America. The cost to the federal government of providing lawyers for those 250,000 family members and adults, at the $2,000 rate, would be approximately $500 million.
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