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Gov. Brown vows not to ignore migrant children flooding across border
Gov. Brown vows not to ignore migrant children flooding across border

Gov. Jerry Brown emerged from a meeting with religious leaders here Tuesday and stepped into one of the most controversial topics in U.S. politics, pledging support for new shelters in California for migrant children fleeing poverty and violence in Central America. "I deliver you a commitment that this is a topic that will not be ignored in the coming months or the coming years," he said. "Whatever can be done by a mere governor, will be done." He did not offer details on what he might do. Thousands of migrants have crossed the border into the United States this year, straining government resources and inflaming political tensions. Some of the migrants are housed at...

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