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'An urgent humanitarian situation' at the U.S.-Mexico border
'An urgent humanitarian situation' at the U.S.-Mexico border

President Obama on Monday ordered a new level of interagency cooperation to deal with what he described as “an urgent humanitarian situation”: unaccompanied minors trying to enter the country illegally. But it’s unclear exactly what this response will do beyond ensuring agencies talk to one another. This is a real and growing problem. The Office of Management and Budget warned recently that the administration would need $2.28 billion in the 2015 budget to deal with the flood of minors caught at the southern border, a massive increase from the $868 million the administration initially requested in March. The influx has strained resources and led the United Nations High...

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