Coalition Letter Calling for Spending Analysis Before Leadership Passes DHS Budget

Federal law requires a report to be issue to the appropriations committee on how the funding will be spent, but that border-security report is now more than two months overdue, with no guarantee from the DHS Secretary that it will be provided by December 7, when appropriators are considering DHS's request for billions more in border wall funding. In response, national advocacy, faith, and environmental organizations, and well as border groups, called for no funds be appropriated for the Fiscal Year 2019 DHS budget without adequate information and time to analyze prior spending.

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