White House Under Fire for Proposed Solution to Immigrant Surge

A White House plan to deal with the influx of migrants illegally crossing Texas’ southern border is being met with criticism by progressive immigrants’ rights groups and conservative lawmakers. 

The Obama administration announced on Friday that it will begin keeping more undocumented immigrants in detention centers and expedite deportation proceedings in response to the skyrocketing number of migrants crossing into Texas. It will also reiterate to Central Americans that children who make it onto U.S. soil do not qualify for relief from deportation. Critics of the plan say the solution is either inhumane or doesn't go far enough ...

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