White House says DOJ to determine how much illegal immigrants will be paid as GOP fights proposal

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Zachary Stieber The Epoch Times Proposed payments to illegal immigrants will be determined by the Department of Justice (DOJ), the White House said amid pushback from Republicans in Congress. The Biden administration is engaged in negotiations to reach settlements in lawsuits brought by illegal aliens separated from family members during the Trump administration. After initially appearing to deny that payments to the foreign nationals were being considered, President Joe Biden Nov. 6 said they “deserve” compensation for what they went through. Biden and a spokesperson for the president said his initial denials were centered on the reported number of $450,000 per person. The DOJ will ultimately decide how much the illegal immigrants will receive, White House adviser Ce
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