Florida Governor Ron DeSantis set $ 8 million in his 2022-23 funds to move unlawful immigrants from the Sunshine State.
He urged spending within the Freedom First Budget (pdf) to guard towards injury from unlawful immigration. Expenses could embrace transportation of unauthorized foreigners inside Florida to different states or the District of Columbia.
“In yesterday’s funds, I invested $ 8 million in order that we may transport individuals illegally [in the United States] from the state of Florida, ”he stated at a press convention on Friday.
The Republican governor named Delaware, the house state of President Joe Biden, and Martha’s Vineyard, the place former President Barack Obama owned a mansion, as potential targets for the resettlement of unlawful immigrants.
“When you have despatched [illegal immigrants] to Delaware or Martha’s Vineyard or a few of these locations that border could be secure the following day, ”he stated.
The White House and the Obama Foundation didn’t instantly reply to requests from The Epoch Times for remark.
DeSantis additionally inspired extra counties to take part within the U.S. Immigration and Customs Service’s (ICE) 287 (g) program, which asks individuals arrested on prison prices and booked in county jails about their immigration standing.
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