Each refugee and asylum seeker resettled in the United States comes with a tremendous cost to the unsuspecting American taxpayer.
A new report from the “Negative Population Growth, Inc. says the federal government spends nearly $20,000 on each refugee, just for the resettlement process. The U.S. is currently accepting about 95,000 refugees and asylum-seekers annually, in addition to over 500,000 legal and illegal immigrants coming to the U.S., the report says.
Out of the $1.8 billion in federal funds spent to help refugees resettle, the local refugee resettlement agencies get about $1,875 for each refugee they assist. The rest goes to the United Nations, the report states, and to state agencies.
In addition, refugees and asylum-seekers are immediately eligible for cash welfare, food stamps, housing, medical aid, free education, language and job training programs, some of which may continue for years.
In 2014, the U.S. took in more refugees than the rest of the world combined, or 67 percent of all UN-referred refugees.
"BUILD THE WALL" bumper stickers now on sale. (BUY NOW)
If you would like to receive Breaking News text alerts on a smartphone or tablet, download the DML APP which is completely FREE and easy to use. Go to the Google Play Store or the IOS App Store and search for DML APP. Be sure to keep the app’s notifications setting on. Another way to receive alerts is to text to 40404 the following message: follow @realdennislynch (be sure to put a space between the word follow and the @ symbol).
To see more stories like this, sign up below for Dennis Michael Lynch’s email newsletter.
Sign up to get breaking news alerts from Dennis Michael Lynch.
Hamptonites Feeling Impact of Illegal Immigration