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The Biden administration is considering $450,000 payments to families separated at the border under Trump

Posted on AllSides October 30th, 2021
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The Biden administration is considering compensating immigrant families that were separated at the US border during the Trump administration, with payments of $450,000 per person, according to The Wall Street Journal.

According to the report, several agencies, including the Departments of Justice, Homeland Security, and Health and Human Services have been parties to the settlement discussion, according to people close to the talks who spoke with The Journal.

The sums in discussion are reportedly $1 million payouts per family, or $450,000 per individual, potentially totalling $1 billion, but the figures are...

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