Joe Biden's Plan for $450K Payouts to Border Crossers Stalls Amidst Backlash

Joe Biden's Plan for $450K Payouts to Border Crossers Stalls Amidst Backlash


A plan circulated by President Joe Biden’s administration to provide border crossers subjected to former President Trump’s “Zero Tolerance” policy with $450,000 payouts has seemingly stalled amidst backlash.

Biden’s Departments of Justice (DOJ), Homeland Security (DHS), and Health and Human Services (HHS) are working to settle with a number of border crossers represented by the ACLU, who claim they have suffered trauma as a result of the Zero Tolerance policy.

As part of the settlement, attorneys with the DOJ, DHS, and HHS are considering a plan that would give each border crosser about $450,000 and family units about $1 million. The total cost of the payouts would reach $1 billion.

ACLU attorneys have since suggested that the payouts have stalled, according to the Associated

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