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Child Deportations Complicate
Advancing Obama Border Bill

Bloomberg, by Heidi Przybyla

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Posted By:earlybird, 7/10/2014 8:13:40 AM

President Barack Obama’s request for $3.7 billion to address thousands of children entering the U.S. illegally at the Mexican border is being met by obstacles in Congress from lawmakers in both parties. Republicans, who have long advocated tougher border security, are demanding legislation to speed deportation of the minors in exchange for new spending. Some House Republicans also say the funds must be offset with cuts elsewhere. Although Obama wants to expedite the deportation of Central American children, many Democrats in Congress disagree with that approach. Senator Richard Durbin of Illinois, the chamber’s second-ranking Democrat, told reporters he’s not inclined

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Nimby, 7/10/2014 8:24:34 AM     (No. 9918047)

Its all about chillrren, huh, Dick? Yet, you do not want them in Illinois!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: chabis, 7/10/2014 8:47:29 AM     (No. 9918075)

Can someone do some division and tell me how much is being spent for the supposed welfare of each of these children while untold American children -- including those of injured and killed American soldiers -- live in want and despair?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: rolanddd, 7/10/2014 8:51:15 AM     (No. 9918079)

It´s scandalous how under-reported this is, but here´s the government solicitation for

Escort Services for Unaccompanied Alien Children
Solicitation Number: BERKS-RFI
Agency: Department of Homeland Security
Office: Immigration & Customs Enforcement
Location: ICE-OAQ-DM

that proves they anticipated this in January.

http://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=c6d7c0050b912fbc917a46d6709d38bd&tab=core&tabmode=list&=

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Reply 4 - Posted by: RedLegLeader68, 7/10/2014 9:18:18 AM     (No. 9918122)

So now we will get to see where all the "conservatives" in the House of Representatives stand. They ALONE have the power of the purse.

They ALONE control the direction of this "funding." All of us must make very sure to follow this closely and remember the results this November.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/10/2014 4:05:28 PM     (No. 9918707)

Amazing how much smaller little Dick appears when closely examined.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: paral04, 7/10/2014 6:15:22 PM     (No. 9918865)

Durbin is not inclined? He should do what his constituents want not what he wants. Send the kids home. This is a bogus crisis to screw up our country. While they are at it, have them take Obama with them.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Coy860, 7/10/2014 6:22:37 PM     (No. 9918882)

Minor children should be represented by their parents, since they are in another country, just send them back..I don´t give a darn about their so-called rights..
Court hearings are more detrimental to the child, because they are kept away from their parents longer.

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