Obama calls on GOP to approve cash for border

Make efforts, 3 nations told

Posted: July 26, 2014 at 2:43 a.m.

El Salvador's President Salvador Sanchez Ceren, left, Guatemala's President Otto Perez Molina, U.S. President Barack Obama, and Honduran President Juan Hernandez, listen to Spanish translation of Obama's remarks to the media after they met to discuss Central American immigration and the border crisis in the Cabinet Room of the White House Friday, July 25, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo)

WASHINGTON -- Pressing for action on Friday, President Barack Obama urged Central American presidents and congressional Republicans at home to help ease the influx of illegal aliens crossing the southwest border of the U.S.

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