Emergency Funding for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

Witnesses testified on President Obama’s request for emergency funds to deal with the flood of migrant children from Central America… read more

Witnesses testified on President Obama’s request for emergency funds to deal with the flood of migrant children from Central America at the U.S. border. The respective secretaries of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services, Jeh Johnson and Syvlia Burwell, defended the request, acknowledging that while the amount was very large, the funds were needed to address the current problem as well as to stem it in the future. Secretary Johnson said returning more people back quickly would a send strong message of deterrence, and that the supplemental would help in expediting cases.

After the hearing gaveled out, Chair Mikulski spoke briefly with reporters. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Emergency Funding for Unaccompanied Immigrant Children

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Program ID:
320318-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 10, 2014
Last Aired:
Jul 13, 2014

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  • Jul 10, 2014 | 2:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jul 10, 2014 | 2:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Jul 11, 2014 | 3:35am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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  • Jul 11, 2014 | 11:42am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 13, 2014 | 1:28pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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