Obama To Meet Texas Governor, A Critic In U.s. Border Crisis – Yahoo News

Mark Udall’s re-election campaign. The president is scheduled to arrive in Denver Tuesday evening and give a speech on Wednesday. Obama later has a closed-door fundraiser for Udall, who is seeking a second term in the Senate. Udall’s race against Republican congressman Cory Gardner is one of the most competitive Senate races in the country. Gardner has hammered Udall’s support for Obama’s health care law.
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Obama getting cold shoulder in Colorado | Fox News

Many are fleeing extreme poverty, gangs and drug violence, as well as responding to rumors spread by smugglers that children who reach the U.S. border will be allowed to stay. On Sunday the governor sharply criticized the Obama administration for not moving more quickly to address the problem. “They either are inept or don’t care,” he told ABC News. Perry has called for National Guard troops to be sent to the border to help stem a surge of Central American nationals entering the United States illegally. View gallery In this June 19, 2014 photo, a 14-year-old Guatemalan girl traveling alone waits for a northbound fr On Monday, White House aide Valerie Jarrett wrote to invite Perry to take part in a session to discuss the border situation with local faith leaders and elected officials in Dallas on Wednesday.
Source: http://news.yahoo.com/obama-offers-meet-texas-governor-perry-over-border-131302915.html

Obama Coming To Colorado For Udall Fundraiser : NPR

“The speaker still supports deploying the National Guard to provide humanitarian support in the http://www.obamastudentloanforgiveness.net/ affected areas which this proposal does not address,” Steel added. The $3.7 billion in emergency funding is well above the $2 billion that previous reports indicated the president would request. Last Monday, Obama pledged to take executive action to help fix the broken immigration system amid signs that the Republican-controlled House does not plan to vote on an immigration bill this year. Obama said the first step he will take is to direct Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Attorney General Eric Holder to move available and appropriate resources from the nation’s interior to the border. The president said he’s also asked Johnson and Holder to identify additional actions the administration can take within existing legal authorities to fix as much of the immigration system as possible.
Source: http://www.rttnews.com/story.aspx?Id=2346758

Obama Requests $3.7 Billion In Emergency Funds To Address Border Crisis

The administration says 52,000 unaccompanied children have flooded across the border since October. The administration wants to spend $39 million for more drone surveillance at the border. It wants to create 16 new drone crews and support 17,000 extra flight hours, according to a fact sheet on the spending request the White House releasedTuesday. A brigade of lawyers budgeted at $15 million would go to the border to provide representation for immigrant kids as they make their way through the judicial process. But the spending request didnt include proposals that would allow President Obama to speed deportations. The administration took flak from immigrant rights groups after saying it would spell out requests to give the Homeland Security secretary more discretion to send people back quickly.
Source: http://nypost.com/2014/07/08/obama-asks-congress-for-3-8b-to-help-kids-crossing-the-border/

Obama asks for $3.7 billion to address border crisis – Houston Chronicle

Photo By Jerry Lara / San Antonio Express-News In a scene increasingly common, Border Patrol agents question adult and minor immigrants southwest of McAllen. Photo By Photos by Jerry Lara / San Antonio Express-News Some members of a group of immigrants children in tow who walked up to U.S. border agents southwest of McAllen are escorted to a transportation van. Bryan Chavez, 17, who’s from El Salvador, checks out the bus ticket he received for Marine County, California, at the terminal in McAllen. Chavez, his father and his sister all trekked to the United States.
Source: http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Obama-asks-for-3-7-billion-to-address-border-5606816.php

Obama asks Congress for $3.7B to help kids crossing the border | New York Post

Mrs. Clinton was the industrys home state senator, and the financial sector was the second-largest giver to her presidential campaign in 2008. In her post-State Department life, she has been showered with lucrative speaking fees from Goldman Sachs, J. P. Morgan and other financial firms. In her talks, she says it is unproductive to vilify the industry, and she avoids the kind of language that puts off financial executives, as when President Obama referred to fat cat bankers in 2009.
Source: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/07/08/obama-getting-cold-shoulder-in-colorado/

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