Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Governor Jeff Landry Issues Executive Order to Examine Financial Impact of Illegal Immigration on Louisiana

by BIZ Magazine

Baton Rouge, Louisiana – January 16, 2024 — Governor Jeff Landry has signed an Executive Order directing the heads of every executive branch entity in Louisiana to collect specific data related to the financial effects of illegal immigration in the state.

The executive order aims to identify and quantify the costs incurred by Louisiana due to individuals entering the country illegally. Governor Landry stated, “The cost of illegal immigration in this state is falling on the shoulders of hard-working Louisianans. This Executive Order will analyze data to determine the financial burden our citizens are being forced to carry because of those who do not follow the law.”

The Executive Order requires executive branch entities to gather and report data for a comprehensive analysis of the costs associated with illegal immigration in Louisiana. This information will inform future policy decisions addressing the financial challenges posed by unauthorized immigration.

Governor Landry’s Executive Order signifies a proactive approach by the state government to assess the impact of illegal immigration and evaluate its implications on the state’s resources. The data collected will provide insights into the financial impact, allowing for informed decision-making to safeguard the interests of Louisiana residents.

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