by Eric Lendrum
In Pennsylvania, Republican members of the state legislature are drafting a bill that would forcibly relocate illegal aliens brought into the state by Joe Biden’s Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and instead move them to Biden’s home state of Delaware.
Fox News reports that the legislation was first mentioned in a memo by State Senator Mario Scavello (R-Penn.), who informed his colleagues of his intentions to introduce the bill.
“In the very near future, I intend to introduce legislation to address the influx of illegal immigrants being relocated into Pennsylvania,” Scavello stated. “How many illegal immigrants has the president relocated to his own home state of Delaware? If it is good enough for Pennsylvania, then why not redirect the relocation to Delaware?”
Scavello’s plans mirror recent remarks by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.), who said in November that he considered sending any illegal aliens brought into his state up to Biden’s home state using buses.
Another State Senator, Doug Mastriano (R-Penn.), announced that he co-sponsor Scavello’s bill, adding that “we need to further examine the total number of illegal immigrants being sent to [Pennsylvania] by plane and bus.” Mastriano, who was one of the leading figures in the fight against voter fraud in Pennsylvania in 2020, is now seeking the Republican nomination for Governor.
“We also need to look at how much this is costing taxpayers and if Governor [Tom] Wolf and Attorney General [Josh] Shapiro were notified of the flights beforehand,” Mastriano added. Shapiro (D-Penn.) is the presumptive Democratic nominee for Governor, as Wolf (D-Penn.) has already served two terms and cannot run again.
The bill stems from recent revelations that Biden’s DHS and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) had been secretly chartering flights, using commercial aircraft, to bring illegal aliens from the southern border into Pennsylvania. One such flight landed in Pennsylvania on Christmas Day last year, as revealed by photos taken by former Congressman Lou Barletta (R-Penn.), who is also running for Governor.
Senator Mastriano revealed on Thursday that it had obtained a list of multiple cities that were used by “ICE air operations” to import illegals into the country; among the cities included were: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Newark, New Jersey; Richmond, Virginia; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Toledo, Ohio; and Miami, Florida. The list came from an inquiry into the matter by Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.), and revealed a total of 938 such flights, which accounted for nearly 52,000 illegals.
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Eric Lendrum reports for American Greatness.