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Border crisis: HHS to close three
interim shelters for migrant children

Christian Science Monitor, by Noelle Swan

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 8/5/2014 2:17:47 PM

The federal government will close three interim shelters set up on US military bases to house migrant children apprehended while crossing the border, according to media reports. Beginning this week, the US Department of Health and Human Services will shutter emergency shelters in California, Texas, and Oklahoma, The New York Times and Los Angeles Times reported Monday. “We are able to take this step because we have proactively expanded capacity to care for children in standard shelters, which are significantly less costly facilities. At the same time, we have seen a decrease in the number of children crossing the southwest

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A decrease in these illegal alien invaders could be due to the National Guard troops that Gov. Perry has placed on the Texas border. This may have also put a crimp on illegal activities from the Mexican side that are now under a "spotlight." Where exactly are the "smaller shelters" these squatters are being sent? Does this require a FOIA to find out?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Ribicon, 8/5/2014 2:25:56 PM     (No. 9954234)

Our wonderful government is closing shelters on military bases because they now have networks of smaller facilities and misguided do-gooders to take them in, salted all across the fruited plain. That way, it´s far more difficult for them to be returned from whence they came, thus begging amnesty.

And I believe the "reduced flow" claim about as far as I believe the "12 million undocumented" statistic they give each year.

Fun to be living in interesting times, as they say.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/5/2014 2:30:25 PM     (No. 9954241)

Translation: We were overwhelmed by the response to our plan.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lil dotty, 8/5/2014 2:36:32 PM     (No. 9954244)

This is believed to be nothing more than rearranging chairs on the deck. The centers may be closed but the occupants are still on this side of the border. AND DAMNIT.These are not migrants. THEY ARE IN FACT ILLEGAL ALIENS....As opposed to, you know, the legal ones who came here lawfully. As they once did when the rules of law were followed...before we had an illegal pResident declare unlawful actions are now the norm.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 8/5/2014 2:59:04 PM     (No. 9954264)

The Obama Plan: redistribution of humans. (Soon to be voting Democrat in a precinct near you).

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Reply 5 - Posted by: MMC, 8/5/2014 3:19:54 PM     (No. 9954280)

My thoughts: the terror cell Obama wanted into the country has crossed border. The children crossing will diminish, and news will be forgotten.



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Reply 6 - Posted by: KTWO, 8/5/2014 6:51:55 PM     (No. 9954443)

I´ll guess that Obama and the Democrats are now running away from the topic until after the elections.

Dem leaders sense, probably correctly, that voters are not on their side. And they also failed to bully the GOP House into capitulation on amnesty. (which was somewhat of a miracle given Boehner´s track record.)

So I expect MSM to steadily report the surge of undocumented children is evaporating, rapidly being solved, nothing to see here, forget about it, until November.

And will O issue significant Exec Orders before the elections? I doubt it but who knows. It will infuriate activists but O will renege on any promise, his words mean nothing.

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