Posted on January 26, 2024

Federal Agency Spent $20 Billion over Two Years on Refugee Resettlment

Tom Gantert, Center Square, January 23, 2024

A U.S. federal government agency spent $20 billion in 2022 and 2023 on refugee resettlement as the number of migrants entering the country reached record levels.

The nonprofit OpenTheBooks released a report that found the U.S. agency Office of Refugee Resettlement spent the money {snip}

The Office of Refugee Resettlement spent $8.9 billion in fiscal year 2022 and $10.9 billion in fiscal year 2023 {snip}


“{snip} From Afghanistan to Ukraine to the infamous swell of Haitians huddled under a Texas bridge, the news traveling back home is: come to America,” said OpenTheBooks CEO Adam Andrzejewski, in a statement. “{snip} The grantmaking in particular is a powerful magnet for more people to keep flooding our borders; who would turn down not just a free lunch but a leg up on a new life?”