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Section A: General News


Crossing the Line: Border Crisis as Immigrants flood Texas


Crossing the Line: Border Crisis as Immigrants flood Texas
An immigrant peers out from a detention area at the McAllen Border Patrol Station in McAllen, Texas, July 15. A solution for the growing crisis of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children showing up at the U.S.-Mexico border is looking elusive with three weeks left before Congress leaves Washington for its annual August recess.


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Wilson County News
July 23, 2014
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The question is not if they’ll come; they’re here. Whatever they may be called -- undocumented immigrant minors, undocumented alien children, illegal aliens -- they continue to arrive, in huge numbers, at the U.S.-Mexico border.  . . .

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PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
July 30, 2014 6:02pm
 
Elaine K.... Greed not need. Never let a good crisis got to waste. :-)

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
July 30, 2014 5:08pm
 
Prairie, see our next installment of Crossing the Line. "Baptist Child & Family Services, San Antonio, Texas, $280 million." That is a lot of tax dollars. Why are they raising funds?

 
PRAIRIE GROUCH  
GRAND PRAIRIE TX  
July 30, 2014 4:44pm
 
Patsy Andruss.I would suggest contacting the BCFS (Baptist Children and Family Services) as they announced a fund raising campaign to solicit funds to start an outreach program for foster child care programs. CRS (Catholic Relief... More ›

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
July 30, 2014 2:55pm
 
Senior, My computer went out for a few minutes. Let's finish. You ARE the federal government. I think most American's have forgotten that fact. We own it. Washington politicians are our servants not our owners. Who... More ›

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
July 30, 2014 2:50pm
 
Senior Citizen, Your answer of "but this is the federal government we are talking about" is shifting the blame for the fraud from yourself to Washington. You ARE

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
July 30, 2014 1:23pm
 
Of course, I did not spend that kind of money on my kids, but this IS the federal government we are talking about. The sky's the limit when they spend taxpayer funds.

 
Bob Pritts  
St Hedwig, TX  
July 30, 2014 12:23pm
 
Senior Citizen, Do you really believe what you just wrote?? Did you spend $72,000 per year on each of your kids? If you only had one child, you must have made one helluva large salary. This is the government you're talking... More ›

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
July 30, 2014 11:37am
 
Patsy, the second installment of Crossing the Line in this week's issue will give some specifics.

 
Senior Citizen  
Wilson County  
July 30, 2014 11:34am
 
I think the federal government is taking care of their needs, providing about $6,000 per month per child to organizations sheltering them.

 
Patsy Andruss  
Stockdale, TX  
July 30, 2014 11:24am
 
To Chief Notail - how does a person volunteer to help one of these children?

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