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White House To Request $2 Billion To Handle Border Influx of Children Nogales Border
LATimes ^ | June 09, 2014 | Molly Hennessy-Fiske

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.

Molly Hennessy-Fiske

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; Mexico; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona; US: New Mexico; US: Texas; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: aliens; borderinsecurity; bordersecurity; childillegals; expressscripts; illegalimmigrantion; illegalsinvasion; medco; obama; tricare
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Heck, why not. The Chinese bankers keep smiling.
1 posted on 06/09/2014 8:42:01 PM PDT by Steelfish
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To: Steelfish

$2 billion to “handle” them? Or $2 billion to send them home?


2 posted on 06/09/2014 8:43:25 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Steelfish

Let’s trade them for the US soldier that is being held in a Mexican prison.


3 posted on 06/09/2014 8:45:29 PM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.)
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To: GeronL
$2 billion to “handle” them? Or $2 billion to send them home?

$2 Billion to bring more of them in

4 posted on 06/09/2014 8:45:46 PM PDT by digger48
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To: Steelfish

Shouldn’t cost that much to repatriate them.


5 posted on 06/09/2014 8:45:53 PM PDT by Ingtar (The NSA - "We're the only part of government who actually listens to the people.")
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To: Steelfish

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.)


6 posted on 06/09/2014 8:46:00 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Steelfish

So we get illegals invading our country and what does Obama do, but throw MONEY at them. A lot of money. Just great!


7 posted on 06/09/2014 8:46:07 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Steelfish

Ask the parents for the ransom money.


8 posted on 06/09/2014 8:46:18 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: GeronL

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.


9 posted on 06/09/2014 8:46:41 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: GeronL

$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.


10 posted on 06/09/2014 8:47:23 PM PDT by Texas resident (The democrat party is now the CPUSA)
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To: Texas resident

bump


11 posted on 06/09/2014 8:47:36 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Ingtar

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?


12 posted on 06/09/2014 8:48:12 PM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: Steelfish

Obama invited them let him pay for them!


13 posted on 06/09/2014 8:48:14 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: Steelfish

Wouldn’t be at all surprised if Benghazi Barry isn’t importing easily attainable organ donors.

Whaddaya think of THAT, La Raza?????


14 posted on 06/09/2014 8:48:30 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Steelfish
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.

Unexpected™ Crisis™. Got it?

15 posted on 06/09/2014 8:48:57 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: Steelfish

2 billion?

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?


16 posted on 06/09/2014 8:49:03 PM PDT by Sequoyah101
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To: Steelfish

How about spending that money on securing our border?


17 posted on 06/09/2014 8:51:22 PM PDT by Innovative ("Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing." -- Vince Lombardi)
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To: Sequoyah101

“...put them in the white hut?”

CAN’T put them in the SpiteHouse!!!!!

They might have leprosy, or tuberculosis or scabbies or...


18 posted on 06/09/2014 8:51:32 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: Steelfish

No


19 posted on 06/09/2014 8:51:51 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Steelfish

Keep paying your taxes


20 posted on 06/09/2014 8:52:33 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods)
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To: Jane Long

You never want to let a crisis go to waste.....


21 posted on 06/09/2014 8:52:45 PM PDT by Texas resident (The democrat party is now the CPUSA)
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To: Steelfish

Screw Obama. He can get the money from the Latin American countries.


22 posted on 06/09/2014 8:52:48 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Melowese Richardson - Democrat Vote Fraud Expert)
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To: Steelfish

That’ll sure stop the influx won’t it.

Fund it and you will get more of it.

Take it out of the INS budget and it will end.


23 posted on 06/09/2014 8:53:38 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Steelfish

Two billion to justify not enforcing the law?

Just like they are investigating “fast and furious,” the IRS scandals, Benghazi, and on and on. Nothing is ever resolved. Why waste your time you feckless “republicans?”

And now you want us to accept the blatant refusal to uphold the rule of law by this fool on the hill, a man intent on destroying this country? 36,000 illegal alien lawbreakers released, including murderers? Why have a law at all? Let a US citizen break the law and see if that person gets the courtesy with no due process. We are living in a time that a president has flagrantly violated the law and no one cares. The RHINOS are now complicit in his lawless actions. And now Cantor wants to go ahead with amnesty? Why not just open the borders and let the entire world in? Sorry, the fool on the hill is doing that. My mistake.


24 posted on 06/09/2014 8:53:52 PM PDT by Fungi
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To: Innovative

How about spending that money on securing our border?


Silly. If we secure our border we can’t import all those needed Dim voters. /s


25 posted on 06/09/2014 8:54:24 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: Jane Long

This is the tip of the iceberg. These kids’ extended families are not far behind.

It wouldn’t be humane to separate the kids from their families. /s


26 posted on 06/09/2014 8:56:14 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: Steelfish

2 Billion buys a whole loot of FENCE

triple layer , minefields in the middle , moats with crocs , the whole 9 yards....


27 posted on 06/09/2014 8:58:09 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
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To: laplata

Far behind? I’m sure they’re right there with them but propoganda photos just show the childrens.


28 posted on 06/09/2014 8:58:41 PM PDT by rainee (Her)
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To: Steelfish

At least Obama is being efficient by denying blame for a problem as soon as it happens.


29 posted on 06/09/2014 8:59:02 PM PDT by Bogey78O (We had a good run. Coulda been great still.)
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To: Steelfish

Lobster and steaks are expensive these days, so are high thread count Egyptian cotton sheets and down pillows.


30 posted on 06/09/2014 8:59:11 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: Steelfish

unexpected surge of minors immigrating alone?

They are advertising you can bring your children and get free stuff in Central America.

Unexpected? No. Designed.


31 posted on 06/09/2014 8:59:18 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar (Resist in place.)
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To: laplata

Notice how they’re funneling in/being sent to *red* states? Texas, AZ and now, OK. Hmmm.

0 will have those illegals *Dim voting citizens*, in no time.


32 posted on 06/09/2014 9:00:05 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: GeronL

$2 Billion/90,000 kids = $22,222 per kid.

(I thought it would be worse. But still.)

What’s Obama doing with the money for border control? The border patrol budget has risen to $3.5 billion from $1.0 billion in 2000. And they are doing a worse job.


33 posted on 06/09/2014 9:02:11 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: Steelfish

According to Judge Napolitano, the President caused this to happen……….

A look at the major crisis at the southern border
Hundreds of undocumented children detained at border

http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/the-kelly-file/index.html#/v/3614414335001


34 posted on 06/09/2014 9:05:36 PM PDT by Jonah Vark (Any 5th grader knows that the Constitution declares the separation of powers.)
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To: DannyTN

They are doing a worse job because of the rules of engagement and catch and release.


35 posted on 06/09/2014 9:07:10 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL

There’s no point in giving Obama $3.5 billion if he’s just going to waste it doing catch and release.


36 posted on 06/09/2014 9:08:40 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: DannyTN

Now he is doing catch and release with terrorists.

Our soldiers over there are like gladiators and Emperor Near-0 keeps sending in more and more beasts


37 posted on 06/09/2014 9:11:18 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Steelfish
A rush of young children crossing alone and illegally into the United States from Texas

Did I miss something, like a secession?

38 posted on 06/09/2014 9:13:40 PM PDT by aposiopetic
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To: Steelfish
A rush of young children crossing alone and illegally into the United States from Texas...

Stopped reading here. Wake when you have a reporter who knows what day it is.

39 posted on 06/09/2014 9:14:37 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: DannyTN

>> $2 Billion/90,000 kids = $22,222 per kid.

Insanity!


40 posted on 06/09/2014 9:15:52 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Jane Long

Notice how they’re funneling in/being sent to *red* states? Texas, AZ and now, OK. Hmmm.


That’s a geographical thing. But it’s convenient, too.


41 posted on 06/09/2014 9:18:09 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: GeronL

The children (a majority are about 16 yrs old...which means they can vote in 2016) were rounded up by Homeland Security in Central America and sent here due to poverty and violence in their countries. There are some small children down to 2 yrs old, probably sent with older siblings...however this is a lie that they can get citizenship under amnesty....the Visa clause makes 21 year olds get back to the back in the visa line. So they can be used for the election to vote, but won’t actually get what they are being promised...it’s a democrat scam, as usual.

there are some articles talking about this, but the one I wanted to use won’t allow a link.


42 posted on 06/09/2014 9:19:24 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: rainee

No, they’re not here yet. Megyn Kelly had a good guest that explained it.


43 posted on 06/09/2014 9:19:30 PM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it .... their minds are diseased.)
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To: laplata

At a cost of $252 per day, per immigrant, the United States government has launched a massive “get into the U. S. free” plan with no exit in sight. In the package, illegals will receive free food, lodging, healthcare, and clothing.

The Department of Homeland Security notified military bases just three days ago that once “secure” bases will now be reservations for thousands of Latin American teenagers that have somehow infiltrated the borders of the United States and need a place to live. Apparently, the federal law that requires anyone entering a military base to have valid, current photo ID, will not apply.

There was no discussion, it was a directive, and commanders at bases are scrambling to prepare.

The illegal immigrants are unaccompanied minors, mostly between the ages of 13 and 17, and will now call U.S. military bases home for an undetermined length of time.

http://www.examiner.com/article/illegal-teens-now-get-free-food-lodging-and-healthcare-at-u-s-military-bases


44 posted on 06/09/2014 9:23:27 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: Steelfish

2 billion???? Good heavens that’s a lot of money! I think a private company could probably do the same stuff for a whole lot less money.


45 posted on 06/09/2014 9:24:28 PM PDT by leapfrog0202 ("the American presidency is not supposed to be a journey of personal discovery" Sarah Palin)
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To: GeronL

I doubt they will be sent home. I read an article that talked about facilities for them to live, hiring teachers, medical staff, etc. Sounds like DHS will be running orphanages...at least for those they cannot pawn off onto the states to take care of.


46 posted on 06/09/2014 9:25:33 PM PDT by Tammy8
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To: leapfrog0202

They would never let a private company do it, they require the waste fraud and skim off the top


47 posted on 06/09/2014 9:25:52 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Tammy8

Amazing, the left says we can’t deport people because we need to keep families intact and now they won’t keep families intact.


48 posted on 06/09/2014 9:26:38 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Fungi

Congress protects Obama to protect itself from accusations of treason.


49 posted on 06/09/2014 9:27:44 PM PDT by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: leapfrog0202
2 billion???? Good heavens that’s a lot of money! I think a private company could probably do the same stuff for a whole lot less money.

About $100K will eventually make it's way as real aid. The rest will be lost as "overhead" in various shady "aid" organizations.

50 posted on 06/09/2014 9:27:48 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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