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Governor Pat McCrory wants more
information on relocated children

WTVD [Raleigh,NC], by Jon Camp

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 8/6/2014 7:13:41 AM

Gov. Pat McCrory didn´t seem to be trying too hard to hide his frustration with the federal government´s response to the growing immigration crisis. "We know we have a large Latino population," McCrory said, "but we´re in the dark." The governor said he learned last week that nearly 1,200 undocumented, unaccompanied minors had been placed in North Carolina while their cases plodded through slow moving immigration courts. They are staying with "sponsors" but McCrory questioned the vetting of these caretakers and suggested that unless they´re given thorough background checks, they could be part of the problem. "A thorough background check

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Obama and Jarrett have not deigned to tell the governor of North Carolina how many illegal residents they are dumping here.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: hoosiergirl71, 8/6/2014 9:26:38 AM     (No. 9955060)

This is a huge problem for states with no help, guidelines, information or money forthcoming! In other words ...par for this administration!

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Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 9/13/2014 7:52:33 PM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 9/13/2014 6:39:40 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 9/12/2014 5:53:21 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 9/12/2014 5:42:12 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 9/10/2014 5:42:56 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 9/9/2014 5:45:08 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 9/5/2014 6:02:12 AM     Post Reply
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Posted By: Fiesta del sol- 9/2/2014 12:31:31 PM     Post Reply
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