Dems refuse to admit how much it costs to resettle just one refugee

Dems refuse to admit how much it costs to resettle just one refugee
Iraqi refugees in limbo after Obama administration stopped processing refugee requests In 2011 (Image via Pamela Geller)

There’s a terrorism possibility with allowing slews of unvetted refugees into the United States — but there’s also another problem.


Or, more importantly, taxpayer dollars.

According to the Center of Immigration Studies (CIS), the amount needed to resettle just a single refugee equates to $64,370 over the course of five years, or or $257,481 per household.

It’s an absurd price to pay for two reasons.

First, these refugees are only supposed to take shelter in the United States for a short period of time (around six months to a year) until they can safely go back to their country of origin.

Second, this astronomical price is completely inefficient and ineffective — for what it costs to resettle one Middle Eastern refugee in the United States for five years, about 12 refugees can be helped in the Middle East for five years, or 61 refugees can be helped for one year, according to CIS.

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