The White House administration and Barack Obama should look for advice to influential / notable people in today’s society who started out as illegal immigrants but worked their way up to make something of themselves and became American citizens so that they can be looked up to by others who come to the states to make their own American dream come true. I think that more immigrants of the US who have now become citizens NEED TO STEP UP TO THE PLATE and lend their voices be heard ,their stories and life experiences be told to the people of America who were born here and don’t understand the difficulties of growing up in a foreign country without a penny to their name, the people need stories and someone needs to source the storytellers before immigration to America becomes a thing of the past which will hurt us all in the end since immigrants help power America and the businesses that we work in or do business with.
President Barack Obama asked Congress for $3.7 billion Tuesday to handle the thousands of child migrants on the southern border, and he’d like lawmakers to treat the emergency request as a simple matter of human compassion.
“Our hope and expectation consistent with the incoming we have received from both parties is that this will be treated as the urgent humanitarian situation that it is,” said a White House official who briefed reporters about the request.
But nothing is quite so simple in Washington these days. By sending the request to Congress, Republicans, who are outraged over Obama’s immigration policies, will now have an opportunity to express their fury in must-sign legislation, possibly attaching policy riders or demanding budget cuts elsewhere.
“The Appropriations Committee and other Members, including the working group on the border crisis led by Rep. Kay Granger, will review the White House proposal,” Michael Steel, a spokesman for…
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