Biden Wants Money from ICE and Border Patrol Agents to ‘Reunify’ Illegal Migrants

By Andrew R. Arthur | Center for Immigration Studies

Spending ‘immigration enforcement funds’ to give illegal migrants lawyers and pocket money

On September 8, I began my analysis of the Biden administration’s September 7 spending request, in which the president is asking Congress for more money or to move money around to pay for certain federal programs. Perhaps the most shocking item is Biden’s request to take money from accounts that pay ICE and Border Patrol agents for what he terms “costs related to the reunification of families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border between January 20, 2017 and January 20, 2021”.