Trump Admin Redirected $10M From FEMA to ICE

Headline Roundup September 12th, 2018

The Trump administration redirected approximately $10 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to Immigration and Customs Enforcement to pay for immigration detention, according to documents shared by Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley.

Trump Admin Redirected $10M From FEMA to ICE

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Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., shared documents Tuesday that purported to show millions of dollars being redirected from FEMA’s budget to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to pay for immigration detention.

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“This is a scandal,” Oregon Democrat Jeff Merkley said as the Carolinas brace for Hurricane Florence.

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The Trump administration took nearly $10 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency's budget this summer to help boost U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, according to budget documents shared with USA TODAY.

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