Border money request will precede legal proposals

President Obama is asking for more than $2

President Obama is asking for more than $2 billion to deal with the crisis of unaccompanied kids at the Southern border. (July 8, 2014 8:39 AM)

(AP) -- President Barack Obama is preparing to ask Congress for emergency spending of more than $2 billion to deal with the crisis of unaccompanied kids at the Southern border, but for now he won't seek legal changes to send the children back home more quickly

That decision comes after immigration advocates objected strongly to administration proposals to speed thousands of unaccompanied minors...

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