Obama administration seeks $3.7 billion in supplemental funding to deal with influx of unaccompanied children along southwest border

Monday, July 21, 2014
SOURCE: Customs & Border Patrol

The Obama administration has requested from Congress $3.7 billion in emergency supplementing funding to help the Departments of Homeland Security, Health and Human Services, State, and Justice to…

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Republican Senators raise concerns that most unaccompanied migrant children will end up staying in the U.S.

Friday, July 18, 2014
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina). SOURCE: appropriations.senate.gov

Republican Senators have raised concerns that unaccompanied migrant children who are placed with family members by the Department of Health and Human Services will most likely end up…

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Homeland Security Secretary seeks to modify 2008 law that requiring unaccompanied migrant children to be transferred to HHS

Friday, July 18, 2014
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. SOURCE: appropriations.senate.gov

Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson is asking Congress to modify the 2008 William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Act (TVPA) to allow for the immediate deportation of unaccompanied…

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Transcript: Justice Department EOIR Director Juan Osuna’s testimony on the influx of unaccompanied children at the U.S.-Mexico border – July 9, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Partial transcript of testimony of Juan P. Osuna, Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) at the Justice Department, on “Challenges at the Border: Examining the…

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Transcript: State Department Deputy Assistant Secretary Francisco Palmieri’s testimony on the influx of unaccompanied children at the U.S.-Mexico border – July 9, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Partial transcript of testimony of Francisco Palmieri, Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Caribbean and Central America at the State Department, on “Challenges at the Border: Examining the Causes,…

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Transcript: HHS Acting Assistant Secretary Mark Greenberg’s testimony on the influx of unaccompanied children at the U.S.-Mexico border – July 9, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Partial transcript of testimony of Mark H. Greenberg, Acting Assistant Secretary of Administration for Children and Families at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), on “Challenges…

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Transcript: ICE Deputy Assistant Secretary Thomas Winkowski’s testimony on the influx of unaccompanied children at the U.S.-Mexico border – July 9, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Partial transcript of testimony of Thomas S. Winkowski, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), on “Challenges at the Border: Examining the Causes, Consequences,…

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Transcript: CBP Commissioner Gil Kerlikowske’s testimony on the influx of unaccompanied children at the U.S.-Mexico border – July 9, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Partial transcript of testimony of Gil Kerlikowske, Commissioner of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), on “Challenges at the Border: Examining the Causes, Consequences, and Responses to…

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Transcript: FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate’s testimony on the influx of unaccompanied children at the U.S.-Mexico border – July 9, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Partial transcript of testimony of Craig Fugate, Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), on “Challenges at the Border: Examining the Causes, Consequences, and Responses to the…

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Transcript: Sen. Tom Carper’s opening statement on the influx of unaccompanied children at the U.S.-Mexico border – July 9, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Partial transcript of remarks by Sen. Tom Carper (D-Delaware) on “Challenges at the Border: Examining the Causes, Consequences, and Responses to the Rise in Apprehensions at the Southern…

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