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FEMA Administrator: 'We Have Not Been What I Would Say Successful Yet' In Processing Immigrant Children

WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Top Obama administration officials told senators Wednesday they’re struggling to keep up with the surge of immigrants at the southern border, acknowledging they’ve been overwhelmed as children show up by the tens of thousands from violence-torn Central America. 911 more words

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Obama: Child Migrants 'Urgent Humanitarian' Issue

WASHINGTON — The flood of migrant children trying to cross the Mexican border alone has become an “urgent humanitarian situation” that is likely to cost the government more than $1 billion more than the Obama administration thought. 600 more words

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President Obama Calls Swelling Numbers of Immigrant Children in U.S. an 'Urgent Humanitarian' Issue

President Barack Obama on Monday described a surge in unaccompanied immigrant children caught trying to cross the Mexican border as an “urgent humanitarian situation,” as the White House asked Congress for an extra $1.4 billion in federal money to cope. 631 more words

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