John Kirby said the matter was still under discussion. But U.S. officials told CNN’s Barbara Starr the requests cover about 5,000 new beds at military Obama student loan forgiveness for teachers facilities. There currently is space for about 3,600 children. The current arrangement is to use military facilities for up to 120 days. Kirby wouldn’t speculate whether the time frame would be extended, although he said it’s something that would be discussed.
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Please enter a valid phone number. Please enter your Phone Number. Send Thanks! A link has been sent. Done Obama to meet Texas governor, a critic in U.S. border crisis By By Mark Felsenthal and Jon Herskovitz 8 hours ago 0 shares Rick Perry: Obama Doesnt Care if Border Is Secure Load More By Mark Felsenthal and Jon Herskovitz WASHINGTON/AUSTIN (Reuters) – President Barack Obama will meet Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday to discuss a surge of Latin American young people crossing the U.S.-Mexico border that has put the two leaders at odds with each other.
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It all comes with comprehensive immigration legislation dead in Congress for the year and Obama preparing to take steps by his executive authority to change the nation’s faulty immigration system where he can – plans that could be complicated by the border crisis. Cornyn and other Republicans kept up their criticism of Obama’s decision not to include a border visit in his Texas trip, but the White House held firm, instead adding the meeting on immigration to Obama’s schedule in Dallas. Perry announced plans to attend. As for the spending request, some Republicans said they would have to review the details before weighing in. “We’re going to take a look at it. This is clearly a huge crisis,” said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.
“With both, the president stressed that the United States expects a thorough review of all reasonable allegations of fraud to ensure a credible electoral process,” the White House said in a statement on Tuesday. “He reiterated that all parties should avoid steps that undermine Afghan national unity and should come together to work toward a resolution that represents the will of the Afghan people and produces a government that can bring Afghanistan together,” it said. The White House said Obama made clear there was “no justification” for resorting to violence and said such a move would lead to the end of U.S. support for the country. “Any such move would cost Afghanistan the financial and security assistance of the United States,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters earlier on Tuesday.
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Photo: AP MORE ON: It’s the border, stupid: Key step to immigration reform WASHINGTON The Obama administration is asking Congress for $3.7 billion to deal with the immigrant children crisis double the amount that had leaked in advance. Half the funds $1.8 billion would go to the Health and Human Services Department to house and care for kids and moms streaming across the US border, just one indicator of the magnitude of the growing problem. 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.
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It’s part of a $457,000 ad buy placed late last month when its first ad debuted. The league and two other groups, the Environmental Defense Fund and the Sierra Club, have said they are going to spend $1 million in Iowa’s open Senate race. The ad says that federal Pell grants would be threatened by closing the education department and shuttering the EPA would let polluters off the hook. The league says a third of the education department’s spending is on Pell Grants. CROSSROADS ROLLS OUT NEWS SPOTS IN ARK. AND COLO. Conservative group Crossroads GPS will launch a pair of TV ads today in key Senate battlegrounds.