Skip to comments.White House To Request $2 Billion To Handle Border Influx of Children Nogales Border
Posted on 06/09/2014 8:42:01 PM PDT by Steelfish
White House To Request $2 Billion To Handle Border Influx of Children Nogales Border
Influx of children illegally crossing U.S. border is called a humanitarian crisis Federal officials scramble to respond to unexpected surge of minors immigrating alone into U.S.
A rush of young children crossing alone and illegally into the United States from Texas is so large and unexpected that senior officials with the Obama administration said Monday the White House is asking Congress for about $2 billion to grapple with what is being called a humanitarian crisis.
Immigration agents are so overwhelmed that some children are being kept in detention and being processed during a longer time period than the 72-hour maximum requirement, these senior administration officials acknowledged. The officials briefed reporters on condition of anonymity.
Although they said they had been prepared for an increase this year in the Rio Grande Valley, the influx was much greater than anticipated. As many as 90,000 minors are forecast to enter the U.S. this year without their parents or guardians, the officials said.
But these officials also reiterated that the increased influx of unaccompanied children who are crossing illegally into the United States through Texas is due to escalating violence in Central America and not because of false rumors that people who cross will be eligible for some sort of permanent immigration relief.
The Obama administration request for the funds would cover costs of the Health and Human Services' Unaccompanied Alien Children program and is just the latest effort by federal immigration officials to contain the crisis.
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$2 billion to “handle” them? Or $2 billion to send them home?
Let’s trade them for the US soldier that is being held in a Mexican prison.
$2 Billion to bring more of them in
Shouldn’t cost that much to repatriate them.
Take it outta BenghaziBarrySoebarkah’s allowance—after all, I think he brought them here.
(deny Valerie Jarrett’s allowance for a few weeks, as well. And, cut the lobster off for Manchelle...that ought to do it.)
So we get illegals invading our country and what does Obama do, but throw MONEY at them. A lot of money. Just great!
Ask the parents for the ransom money.
The $2B is meant to be their first handout from the Federal Government. If they were smart kids, they’d be entering California. Jerry Brown would be talking to the legislature about upping the ante.
$2 billion to go to democrat friendly politicians.
The border states will be left with the bill for the care and feeding of all the future democrat voters.
Since they are already throwing $2 billion on these illegals and we aren’t going to deport them, can we at least guarantee they need to assimilate and speak English? Or is that too much to ask?
Obama invited them let him pay for them!
Wouldn’t be at all surprised if Benghazi Barry isn’t importing easily attainable organ donors.
Whaddaya think of THAT, La Raza?????
Unexpected Crisis. Got it?
Hell, just make it 20 trillion.
Either way it is just as offensive and ridiculous.
For how many diseased children that he encouraged to be here?
$hit, why not just go to all of south american and gather them up and put them in the white hut?
How about spending that money on securing our border?
“...put them in the white hut?”
CAN’T put them in the SpiteHouse!!!!!
They might have leprosy, or tuberculosis or scabbies or...
Keep paying your taxes