DHS to propose diverting ICE border funds to other agencies

DHS to propose diverting ICE border funds to other agencies

The Department of Homeland Security will propose to Congress to direct $110 million away from Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s budget and reprogram it to other agencies within DHS like the Secret Service and DHS cyber operations, a source with access to information within ICE told The Daily Caller.

“The DHS justification is, ‘Well, ICE, you’re not using all of your budget, and, it’s coming from bed and deportation money, because you can’t arrest people and you can’t detain people. So it doesn’t makes sense that you’re not using your budget, so we are going to take it away from you and give it to other divisions of homeland security,’” the person said.

Additionally, according to the source, DHS plans to take away the home-to-work government vehicles that ICE employees use.

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