— Jake Schneider (@jacobkschneider) October 31, 2021
According to The Wall Street Journal, the payments could total near $1 million per family, which has caused backlash, with critics pointing out that under the plan, illegal immigrants would be entitled to more compensation than some Gold Star families and families of 9/11 victims.
Biden wants to pay illegal immigrants $450,000 for their hardship while breaking our laws.
For perspective, if a service member is killed in action, their next of kin gets an insurance payment of $400,000.
Let that sink in. https://t.co/J3kuhDhyD5
— Dan Crenshaw (@DanCrenshawTX) October 28, 2021
The plan will also incentivize more illegal immigrants to come, others argued.