Congress left Washington without agreeing on a funding plan for the unaccompanied minors coming over the Southern U.S. border, so the Obama administration’s Department of Homeland Security is creating one on its own.
Read original article – Published August 08, 2014 4:50 PM ET
With No Plan From Congress, Homeland Security Improvises
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