The Washington Examiner: Illegals lodge 13,000 complaints about their amnesty ‘rights,’ long lines

IRLI In The News

February 7, 2017

By Paul Bedard

Hotlines set up by the Obama administration for illegals to vent about their treatment by border patrol agents required a staff of 208 who spent over 85,000 hours working on the complaints, according to Department of Homeland Security documents.

Over 20 months, 14,310 calls were lodged with the complaint hotline created because some illegals felt that their rights under Obama-era amnesty policies were being abused.

Documents provided under the Freedom of Information Act to Washington-based Immigration Reform Law Institute revealed that 85,414.5 man hours were spent handling the calls

IRLI, which sought the documents from U.S. Customs and Border Protection, estimated the hotline’s cost to taxpayers at about $15 million. … Read the full story by Paul Bedard.

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