Biden’s Migrant Relocation Program Partners With ‘Abolish ICE’ Group

Biden's Migrant Relocation Program Partners With 'Abolish ICE' Group
YUMA, ARIZONA - MAY 21: A U.S. Border Patrol agent gives instructions to immigrants as they wait in line to be processed after crossing from Mexico on May 21, 2022 in Yuma, Arizona. Title 42, the controversial pandemic-era border policy enacted by former President Trump, which cites COVID-19 as the reason to rapidly expel asylum seekers at the U.S. border, was set to officially expire on May 23rd. A federal judge in Louisiana delivered a ruling yesterday blocking the Biden administration from lifting Title 42. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • The Biden administration’s new refugee sponsorship program partners with an organization that’s previously advocated for the abolishment of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation has found.
  • The State Department launched the Welcome Corps Thursday to provide American citizens with the opportunity to privately sponsor refugees. The program works with a consortiumof organizations, including the Church World Service (CWS), a faith-based nonprofit group that has in the past advocated for abolishing ICE.
  • In a 2021 tweet, the CWS tweeted the hashtag “AbolishICE.” The organization has also advocated to pull funding from the government agency.

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