Each illegal alien costs Denver $800 to $1,000 per week per person

Article publisher: 
9 News
Article date: 
19 June 2023
Article category: 
Colorado News
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... This week, city council will vote on whether to approve a $40 million contract to outsource nearly all of Denver’s response to migrants [illegal aliens] arriving here from the southern border -- everything from medical care, to shelters, to food will be handled by a third-party company...

Since December, Denver has served nearly 12,000 migrants...

Back in April, Denver City Council heard specifics on how much migrants arriving in Colorado are costing the city. The price tag the city’s chief financial officer gave councilmembers was between $800 to $1,000 per week per migrant. From December to June, the estimated cost was between $17 and $20 million. Now Denver’s potential new contract will cost the city $40 million through next March...