Border Budget Battle

Border Budget Battle

(NBC News) The Obama Administration says it’ll soon run out of money to deal with the crisis of children at the border unless lawmakers act quickly.

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson heads to the border today. He’ll be visiting a New Mexico detention center and meeting Texas officials after his two-day trip to Guatemala.

In between, he came back to Washington Thursday to tell lawmakers that immigration and border officials will run out of money starting next month.

“We’re going to have to go to some very dramatic, harsh form of reprogramming,” said the Homeland Security.

Lawmakers are working a deal to grant President Obama’s $3.7 billion emergency request in exchange for allowing the government more flexibility to quickly deport children from Central America, and possibly put ankle bracelets on some immigrants here to ensure they show up for court.

Read more: http://nbcnews.to/1s2jVOn

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s