White House Says DOJ to Determine How Much Illegal Immigrants Will Be Paid as GOP Fights Proposal

Article author: 
Zachary Steiber
Article publisher: 
the Epoch Times
Article date: 
Monday, November 8, 2021
Article category: 
National Issues
Article Body: 

Proposed payments to illegal immigrants will be determined by the Department of Justice, the White House says amid pushback from Republicans in Congress.

The Biden administration is engaged in negotiations to reach settlements in lawsuits brought by illegal aliens separated from family members during the Trump administration.

After initially appearing to deny payments to the foreign nationals were being considered, President Joe Biden on Saturday said they “deserve” compensation for what they went through. . . .