Before embarking on their two-week Easter recess, Congress passed a bill that would continue to fund the government through the end of the fiscal year.
An amendment to the bill by true immigration reformer Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.)—which passed and was signed into law—prohibited any of the funds appropriated under the Act to be used to pay for the Obama Administration’s illegal alien lobbyist: the Public Advocate.
“With illegal immigration costing U.S. taxpayers roughly $113 billion each year, one of the last things we should be doing with precious taxpayer dollars is funding an activist for illegal and criminal immigrants who are detained or have been ordered to be deported,” said Rep. Black. “The administration needs to instead be using this money for its intended purpose of securing our borders and combating illegal immigration,” she continued.
You can read more about this story on the Washington Times.