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Lawmakers From Texas Will
Offer Border Bill

New York Times, by Ashley Parker

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/14/2014 10:25:03 PM

WASHINGTON — Two Texas lawmakers say they plan to introduce a bipartisan bill on Tuesday intended to combat the humanitarian crisis at the nation’s southern border and make it easier to send migrant children from Central America back to their home countries. The legislation is expected to encounter resistance from some congressional Democrats. It comes as the White House has signaled a willingness to work with Republicans to win passage of President Obama’s request for $3.7 billion in emergency funds(Snip) The legislation by the two Texas lawmakers — Senator John Cornyn, the chamber’s No. 2 Republican, and Representative Henry Cuellar,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jacooley, 7/14/2014 10:59:46 PM     (No. 9924675)

The problem is that some people (a) don´t want the border secured and (b) don´t wish to send anyone back.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bighambone, 7/14/2014 11:28:10 PM     (No. 9924715)

Why would Central American children opt to voluntarily return home when their relatives have paid people smugglers about $8,000.00 a head to bring them across Mexico to the US borderline, and they are headed to join their illegal alien parents or other relatives who are already in the USA? That´s not only not logical but The liberal Democrats who support mass uncontrolled illegal immigration will require that each Central American child (up to age 21) to have an immigration lawyer appointed to represent them, at government expense, before the government can ask the children if they want to return to their home countries, once that happens the immigration lawyers will tell the children to refuse to go home voluntarily and request an immigration hearing. Then the whole shebang will be back to first base.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/15/2014 12:07:40 AM     (No. 9924755)

By the time they vote on that bill, you will not be able to find half of them.

Still not buying those poor little children traveling alone. Mothers came with them.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: TXknitter, 7/15/2014 12:48:16 AM     (No. 9924783)

Something weird here anyway. Poor people can come up with 5 to 8 K ? Really? If they have that much, they could have moved their families to safer towns. Not every corner of these countries is as horrific as we are being led to believe. Senators Cornyn and Cuellar are coming up with language that sounds pure Democrat talking points. Concentrate on humanitarian and not take opportunity to add one thing that will put us in the road to stopping the flow. Pubbies, insist anchor babies no more!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/15/2014 5:37:14 AM     (No. 9924894)

It is NOT a humanitarian crisis. That word is only used by demonrats to ensure amnesty.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/15/2014 5:58:09 AM     (No. 9924921)

Oh, it´s ok, y´all. According to Fox last night, the numbers are dropping "dramatically". From a high of 1200 per day, there are now only 600-700 per day. That´s a LOT of people still flooding in. The boats can´t be turned back because someone might drown, you see.

The country´s gone through the looking glass and I don´t know how we return to sanity.

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