Sunday, June 29, 2014

OBama to Seek Emergency $2 Billion for More Border Enforcement

Julia Preston of the New York Times on Saturday broke the story that President Obama will ask Congress to provide more than $2 billion in new funds to control the surge of Central American migrants at the South Texas border, and to grant broader powers for immigration officials to speed deportations of children caught crossing without their parents  Obama will send a letter on Monday to alert Congress that he will seek an emergency appropriation for rapidly expanding border enforcement actions and humanitarian assistance programs.


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