President Joe Biden’s administration has brought more than 48,000 Afghans to the United States in less than a month — a population more than four times that of Jackson, Wyoming.
According to new figures from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Biden’s administration has brought more than 48,000 Afghans to the U.S. since August 17. The figures indicate that as the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, Biden has brought roughly 2,300 Afghans to the U.S. every day for the last 21 days.
This week, Biden suggested that he wants to resettle about 95,000 Afghans in the U.S. over the next 12 months by flying them into Philadelphia International Airport in Pennsylvania and Dulles International Airport in Virginia before sending them to various U.S. military bases for brief stays.
When arriving at military bases, Afghans are being given $1,250 one-time payments. The cost to taxpayers, the Biden administration