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How much did the 2017 Border Security cost?

Last Updated: 20th January, 2020

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$79 million for border technology, $16 million for an additional multi-role enforcement aircraft, $32 million for six additional light enforcement helicopters, $44 million for continued deployment of Integrated Fixed Towers, and $19 million for the small unmanned aerial system program.

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Similarly, it is asked, how much does the US spend on border security a year?

Overall 2019 funding for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) ($14.2 billion) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) ($8.3 billion) is 22 percent higher than the FY 2017 enacted level.

Also Know, how much is in the budget for border security? Since 1993, when the current strategy of concentrated border enforcement was first rolled out along the U.S.-Mexico border, the annual budget of the U.S. Border Patrol has increased more than ten-fold, from $363 million to more than $4.7 billion (Figure 1).

Secondly, how much did we spend on border security last year?

The Department of Homeland Security already spends more than $28 billion on border security and immigration control-- that number is more than the entire Marine Corps budget for a year, which was $26 billion in the 2018 fiscal year.

What is the budget for immigration?

2019 Budget: Immigration and Customs Enforcement Requests $8.82 Billion. President Trump requested $8.82 billion for the Homeland Security Department's Immigration and Customs Enforcement for fiscal 2019, $8.29 billion of it in discretionary funds.

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