Rick Scott seeks end to ‘illegal alien welfare campaign’ from Joe Biden
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'Enough is enough.'

Florida’s junior Senator is among those introducing legislation compelling President Joe Biden to stop abusing the Alternatives to Detention process for undocumented immigrants.

Rick Scott’s Reshape Alternatives to Detention (ATD) Act would compel the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) “to utilize every available detention bed before resorting to ATD, and ensuring that illegal aliens on the non-detained docket are enrolled in ATD and GPS monitoring for the duration of their immigration proceedings,” his office states.

“President Biden has used every tool at his disposal to encourage illegal immigration and force American taxpayers to fund services for illegal aliens while our citizens struggle with record inflation, crime and fentanyl crisis. Enough is enough,” Scott said.

“I’m proud to cosponsor the Reshape Alternatives to Detention Act, which would end Biden’s illegal alien welfare campaign, stop illegal aliens from roaming freely around the country, and ensure that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement utilizes every available detention bed before resorting to Alternatives to Detention (ATD). I urge the Senate to quickly pass this good legislation and take action every day that forces Biden to secure the border.”

Scott’s bill is co-introduced with Sen. Bill Hagerty, a Republican from Tennessee, with initial support from Marsha Blackburn, Ted Cruz, Steve Daines, Roger Marshall, and JD Vance.

Rep. Byron Donalds is carrying the House product.

A.G. Gancarski

A.G. Gancarski has written for FloridaPolitics.com since 2014. He is based in Northeast Florida. He can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter: @AGGancarski


  • ScienceBLVR

    May 18, 2024 at 1:23 pm

    Scott’s bill is co-introduced with Sen. Bill Hagerty, a Republican from Tennessee, with initial support from Marsha Blackburn, Ted Cruz, Steve Daines, Roger Marshall, and JD Vance. Rep. Byron Donalds is carrying the House product.
    UGH! A pit of vipers above. Rats on the ship, a motley crew for sure. Put them all in a Navy hat and ship them off to sea…

    • Impeach Biden

      May 18, 2024 at 2:34 pm

      Let them all in and send the bill to ScienceBLVR, and Dick Whitaker. Dick says he’s rich.🤣

      • MH/Duuuval

        May 19, 2024 at 10:30 am

        You have also claimed to be well-off. I am not and barely getting by, but I empathize with folks who want to work and feed their families in a safe environment. (These men are to be found on almost any roofing job in Florida, if they are not in the fields with their sisters or wives and children.)

        • ScienceBLVR

          May 19, 2024 at 11:09 am

          You are right, MH about hunger driving migration. Thousands of years ago, when Homo sapiens left their African homeland to colonize the world, one of the main drivers of migration was food security. As our planet heats up, and climate change( oops can I say that phrase?) devastates food sources, this will happen more, and believe me ain’t no mountain high enough or wall big enough to stop it Best we can do is try to control what we have, especially if we want to keep eating strawberries. And what “welfare” are the migrants receiving? Is it as much as the Feds gave Ricky’s company in his fraud scheme?

          • MH/Duuuval

            May 19, 2024 at 12:55 pm

            TRick voted against the compromise bill a few weeks ago that would have provided money for the various monitoring modes he proposes. He voted against it, and is in the Senate to help millionaires such as himself.

    • rick whitaker

      May 19, 2024 at 12:31 pm

      HOWLER MONKEY, i never said i was rich. i just don’t waste much, and i worked a whole lot. are your parents rich, is that why you don’t work?

    • rick whitaker

      May 19, 2024 at 12:36 pm

      SCIENCEBLVR , i am from tn. so i know how bad hagerty and blackburn are. they are christians, so no one in my family would ever vote for them. scott and rubio, well i can’t decide which state has the worse senators.

  • Ocean Joe

    May 18, 2024 at 2:56 pm

    The roaming freely is annoying, especially when they end up on Martha’s Vineyard.

  • wake up now

    May 19, 2024 at 8:40 am

    Illegal alien living on criminal welfare sounds like the Senator and his healthcare ripoff. He should go worship at von Shartzncourt’s dirty butt.

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