President Obama has used American tax dollars to do some pretty despicable things in the past, but this one might just take the cake.
According to Daily Mail, American taxpayers are spending a whopping $300,000 A DAY to deport Obama’s precious illegal immigrants on commercial flights and even on private jets. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) revealed this week that $116 million was spent in 2015 to transport 235,413 people in the United States illegally back to their home countries.
Making matters even worse is the fact that over 40% of those illegals were convicted criminals while more than 1,000 were identified as gang members. A group campaigning for the rights of American taxpayers called these figures “insane” and an “outrageous waste of tax dollars.”
The ICE has disclosed that the cost of deporting each illegal alien in 2015 was $12,213. To transport the illegals, ICE either used commercial flights or hired jets, including a Gulfstream IV. They once even hired a long-range, twin engine commercial jet that seats 261 passengers to take a single illegal immigrant back to Nigeria.
“This is an outrageous and unacceptable waste of tax dollars. There is absolutely zero justification for spending this amount of money deporting immigrants,” said David Williams, president of the Taxpayers Protection Alliance. “DHS needs to find a more efficient way to do this. Somebody at DHS should be held accountable for this.”
“This type of wasteful spending is why the American people have such a high level of skepticism and cynicism about government,” he added. “Leave it to the government to take a relatively simple task and make it complicated and expensive.”
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