Obama cites border influx, asks for funds
Letter to lawmakers seeks $3.7 billion for U.S. ‘surge’
Posted: July 9, 2014 at 4:56 a.m.
President Barack Obama asked Congress for an emergency $3.7 billion to contain the surge of illegal aliens from Central America -- many of them unaccompanied children -- crossing into the U.S. through Mexico.
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