On October 29th, Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks (IA-02) joined over 40 of her colleagues, led by Rep. Greg Murphy (NC-03), in a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, and Attorney General Merrick Garland regarding reports that their agencies are in discussions to offer illegal immigrants that unlawfully crossed the border in 2018 roughly $450,000 per person in compensation.
“These reports are a slap in the face to hard-working and law-abiding Americans across the country. Iowans should not be paying more at the pump and in the store while watching as their tax dollars are being sent to individuals who willingly broke the law,” said Miller-Meeks. “This Administration repeatedly drops the ball and ignores the very real border, energy, and inflation crises that Americans are enduring every day. This is an unacceptable use of taxpayer dollars.”
To read the full text of the letter, click HERE.