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Obama To Seek Funds To Stem Border Crossings And Speed Deportations

06/28/2014 07:27 pm ET | Updated Jun 28, 2014

President Obama will ask Congress to provide more than $2 billion in new funds to control the surge of illegal Central American migrants at the South Texas border, and to grant broader powers for immigration officials to speed deportations of children caught crossing without their parents, White House officials said on Saturday.

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