“We’re getting really bad dudes out of this country, and at a rate that nobody’s ever seen before,” Trump said Thursday. “And they’re the bad ones. And it’s a military operation.”
Certainly, using the slack resources of the U.S. armed forces to implement the President’s deportation policies could be cost-effective in several ways. After all the troops and the equipment are already in existence. However, I think it would be useful to know how much the mobilization of those forces and deployment to regions (such as the 11 states designated in this memo) would cost.