DeSantis said he wants to use Florida resources to help “American kids, Floridians.”
“Let’s not be a repository for people coming from all over the world illegally through the southern border and then brought to the State of Florida. So focusing on your citizens first I think is common sense, and we want it to be — we do not want to facilitate Biden’s reckless policies in any way, shape, or form.
By Susan Jones | December 14, 2021
(CNSNews.com) – The Biden administration is quietly moving thousands of illegal aliens to various states, including Florida, but Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis intends to return them to sender.
In his “Freedom First” $99.7 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23, DeSantis included $8 million to protect Floridians from the “harms” of illegal immigration, including by transporting illegal immigrants “to other states.”
At a news conference last week, DeSantis said, “If you sent [illegal immigrants] to Delaware or Martha’s Vineyard or some of these places, that border would be secure the next day.”
On Monday night, the governor told Fox News’s Laura Ingraham that the Biden administration is running “a mass human smuggling operation”: