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Cawthorn Introduces Bill Banning Federal Reimbursement To Airlines For Transporting Illegal Immigrants

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North Carolina Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn introduced a bill Thursday that would ban the use of federal funds being spent to compensate airlines that fly illegal immigrants throughout the country.

The legislation, known as the No-Fly for Illegals Act, would prevent the government from covering the cost incurred by airlines if “the presence of such alien in the United States is unlawful”, according to a copy of the bill obtained by the Washington Examiner.

The bill would make exceptions for flights that are removing illegal immigrants from the country or if the individual is facing an imminent threat to his or her physical safety.

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“Illegal immigrants are being flown to, and relocated across, our once secure nation with no regard to our nation’s laws or families safety,” the North Carolina, Republican said in a statement. “I’m deeply troubled by the reports regarding the crisis at our southern border and the dangerous and unlawful immigration policies of the Biden administration.

Under President Trump, we saw a secure border. Under President Biden, we see no border at all. I refuse to watch illegal aliens be unlawfully flown and relocated to our beautiful states on the taxpayer’s dollar. This is why I in… (Read more)

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