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Texan Bipartisan Pair: American
Public Wants an ‘Orderly Border’

ABC News, by Alisa Wierserma

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 7/28/2014 4:33:57 AM

With just five days until Congress adjourns for summer recess, Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, are attempting a bipartisan, last-ditch effort to address the border crisis in their home state – but there are few signs of support in Congress. “The American public wants us to have an orderly border,” Cuellar told ABC News’ Jonathan Karl on “This Week” Sunday. “They’re seeing chaos at the border.” The Cornyn-Cuellar bill aims to change the existing 2008 law that differentiates between the process undocumented children coming from Central America and those coming from Mexico go through if they are returned

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: grace1798, 7/28/2014 6:30:52 AM     (No. 9942706)

OBama´s time is short...so he has to dismantle this country asap. Anyone who is hoping he´ll help USA by protecting the borders are dreaming. It´s way too late now people. You had your chance with your votes. You who voted for Obama caused this evil. You who refused to vote at all caused this evil. "When good men do nothing, evil reigns." Hope you can sleep at night.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cherrybark, 7/28/2014 6:50:35 AM     (No. 9942722)

No gentlemen. Americans want a closed, protected border.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: periwinkel, 7/28/2014 7:09:52 AM     (No. 9942734)

Where has John Cornyn been? The border has been a mess for as long as he has been in the Congress. He´s just noticing now...why because it´s an election year?

The Chamber of Commerce won´t like this, John.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: provide, 7/28/2014 7:12:23 AM     (No. 9942736)

Bammy´s final act of blackmail for his bill will be pulling all border agents away from the border and ordering them not to interfere with human movement.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bubby, 7/28/2014 7:18:55 AM     (No. 9942743)

From my Senator John Cornyn "The HUMANE Act would improve the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 (TVPRA; P.L. 110-457) by treating all unaccompanied migrant children the same—allowing children from all countries, not just Canada and Mexico, to be voluntarily reunited with their families after they are apprehended by the Department of Homeland Security. Children who do not consent to be returned to their home countries would be placed in the protective custody of the Department of Health and Human Services and required to appear before an immigration judge within seven days. If the child fails to prove that they are eligible to remain in the United States after their hearing before the judge, they will be ordered removed from the United States on an expedited basis."

Worthless legislation! Just weasel words. We don´t want the return to be voluntary or left up to some leftist judge just send them back! Senator Cornyn is part of the border problem.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: StormCnter, 7/28/2014 7:31:44 AM     (No. 9942764)

"We don´t want the return to be voluntary or left up to some leftist judge just send them back!"

Under the 2008 law, #5, if they´re not from Canad or Mexico, they have to receive a judicial hearing. At least Cornyn and Cuellar are trying to do something concrete. Like it or not, it beats sitting around and hand-wringing.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: dmjr, 7/28/2014 7:41:48 AM     (No. 9942774)

Americans want the illegals put in a catapult and launched back over the border.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TOOTALL, 7/28/2014 7:42:09 AM     (No. 9942775)

This Legislative fine tuning better not give the Hawaiian the ability to redefine illegals as refugees as is rumored. This is whack a mole on a grand scale, and the forces that want unlimited cheap labor and votes are willing to play the clock out by sleazy maneuvers while they can.By the time the High Courts get to rule on these and other issues, the damage will be done, and the problem will have morphed into something different. Enough is enough!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/28/2014 1:17:57 PM     (No. 9943249)

Sorry, but instinct allows me to trust neither one. Close the border completely. Then perhaps we will discuss what law(s) would be required. To speed anything thru before summer recess is most unlikely to happen (knock on wood) They have waited this long for a solution Summer recess is just a bump in the road.

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