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White House struggles
with immigration bind

Washington Post, by Greg Sargent

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Posted By:Drive, 6/20/2014 3:24:08 PM

One of the problems the White House faces with the huge influx of unaccompanied minors into South Texas is that it has spent weeks citing poverty and gang violence in Central America as explanation for why all these kids are fleeing northward. Today the administration announced that it would take new measures to expedite the removal of these kids. But if they had good reasons for fleeing, then how can the administration justify expediting their removal back to the places they fled? As it happens, today’s announcement is in some ways justifiable in policy terms. Yet the above question still

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 6/20/2014 3:33:38 PM     (No. 9893815)

This was NO surprise:

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2014/06/20/question-if-dhs-is-surprised-at-the-number-of-unaccompanied-minors-crossing-the-border-then-why-where-they-looking-for-a-vendor-to-support-65000-unaccompanied-minors-in-january/

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 6/20/2014 3:33:56 PM     (No. 9893816)

The staggering, overwhelming, unprecedented, utter incompetence of Zerobama and his minions is matched only by the staggering, overwhelming, unprecedented, utter incompetence of the mainstream media that got him elected.

Now that´s sayin´ somethin´!!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ruready?, 6/20/2014 3:36:51 PM     (No. 9893821)

Whatever is motivating the WH, it is not the law or public opinion.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mai Bad, 6/20/2014 3:41:40 PM     (No. 9893826)

Yo..yo...Jimmy Carter had the Mariel Boat Lift where Castro emptied his prisons and insane asylums ands shipped the inmates to the US where we had to care for them for years and the inmates are still costing the taxpayers untold millions of dollars.
Obama has this Children Wave Attack on the border. Where many diseased, uneducated, some gang member minors are over whelming the border because Obama invited them by his executive order policies. These minors will cost the taxpayers untold millions (billions)of dollars to educate and to provide other services such as health care.
THANKS OBAMA. THANKS DEMOCRATS. Here´s hoping you get the same treatment from the voters that Carter got for his stupidity.


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Reply 5 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 6/20/2014 3:48:02 PM     (No. 9893836)

I posted this on the article re the kids in the Must Reads and I hope it´s not the same one posted above. http://weaselzippers.us/190573-government-advertised-in-january-for-escorts-for-65000-illegal-alien-children-to-be-resettled/

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Reply 6 - Posted by: watashiyo, 6/20/2014 3:51:05 PM     (No. 9893839)

IMPEACH!!!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: columba, 6/20/2014 4:09:56 PM     (No. 9893852)

The White House is responsible for the bind by spreading a rumor in Mexico and Central America indicating that the USA would welcome the immigrants with permission documents.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 6/20/2014 4:21:52 PM     (No. 9893864)

FTA: Republican dishonesty aside, the mis-perception that kids will be allowed to stay appears to be real

So why is it ´Republican dishonesty´ to point out that Obama´s policies triggered the misperception of Come One, Come All?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: msjena, 6/20/2014 4:27:36 PM     (No. 9893867)

Do the poor conditions in their home countries really matter? Lots of countries have poor conditions--poverty and repressive governments. But we can´t take every oppressed person in the world. This seems like a no-brainer to me. They need to be sent back.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 6/20/2014 4:27:45 PM     (No. 9893868)

Bush 41 didn´t allow an influx of people from Haiti in the early ´90s. Clinton said that if he was president, they would be allowed in. Clinton was elected, they started coming and then Clinton had to say he didn´t mean it. Pure politics strikes again.


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Reply 11 - Posted by: Muguy, 6/20/2014 4:49:19 PM     (No. 9893893)

The "struggle" is they cannot believe how successful they have been without any opposition....

The people are angry about these deceptions to undermine the safety and security of our nation.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: saguni, 6/20/2014 5:32:15 PM     (No. 9893923)

I hate to join the tinfoil hat club, I generally doubt conspiracy theories, but after observing the actions of Duh Wun lo these long years, I could easily believe "someone" in the State Department--up to and including Sec. John Kerry and pResident 0bama--told the media and governments in South America to send those "children" here to flood our border and cause a "humanitarian crisis."

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