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AP - Illinois Public Media News - July 13, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Obama Administration Tries To Rally Governors’ Support In Border Crisis

By The Associated Press

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell met privately with dozens of governors Sunday, trying to rally support from the states that will host thousands of immigrant children from Central America.





NPR - Illinois Public Media News - June 29, 2014 ~ Comment (0)

Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed Deportations

by Eyder Peralta

Children detainees in Brownsville, Texas

President Obama will ask Congress for about $2 billion in emergency funds and for a change in the law in an effort to stem the tide of Central American immigrants flooding the Southern border, according to a White House official.




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