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Immigration Enforcement Funds to Drop in House Democrats’ Plan

June 29, 2021, 4:31 PM

Immigration enforcement agencies, including U.S. Customs and Border Protection, would lose millions in funding under a House spending bill released Tuesday.

  • CBP would get $14.1 billion in net discretionary appropriations, almost a billion dollars less than the current fiscal year and a half-billion dollars less than the White House requested, under the draft fiscal 2022 homeland security appropriations bill
  • U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement would get $1.55 million less than fiscal 2021, while U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services would get a $346.7 million increase, which would help address processing backlogs
  • Measure would rescind more than $2 billion from prior year ...

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