- Require the Departments of Homeland Security (DHS) and Health & Human Services (HHS) to notify the relevant federal, state, and local officials about the transportation, by bus or plane, and placement of illegal immigrants or unaccompanied children in their state no later than seven days before the process begins.
- Give governors an opportunity to evaluate the placement of illegal immigrants in their state.
- Ensure the safety of unaccompanied children from human trafficking by requiring the agencies to provide information about their sponsors and final destinations.
- Require DHS and HHS to provide Congress with a quarterly report that includes information on the illegals and their placement as well as identifying third-party private entities that pay all or part of the costs of the transportation.
Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Elise Stefanik joined her colleagues in introducing the Immigration Transparency and Transit Notification Act, which requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to notify the relevant federal, state, and local officials about the transportation, by bus or plane, and placement of illegal immigrants or unaccompanied children in their state.
“President Biden’s open border policies have made every state a border state, and it is unbelievable that the Biden Administration is flying unaccompanied children from the Southern Border to New York State under the cover of night. I’m proud to join this effort to require DHS and HHS to notify the proper officials about the transportation of illegal immigrants and unaccompanied children in their state. Americans deserve to know the truth regarding illegal aliens in their communities," Congresswoman Stefanik said.
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Stefanik sent a letter last week to President Biden to cease any transportation of illegal immigrants from the Southern Border to New York State and requesting the location and status of each illegal immigrant transferred to New York.
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