The influx of unaccompanied alien children will cost one school district in Louisiana $4.6 million alone this year, as local school budgets across the country are bearing the brunt of the thousands of illegal immigrant minors who crossed the border this summer.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud supports the position of allowing illegal immigrants to continue to receive welfare in Maine.
President Obama has repeatedly said that he will take executive action if Congress does not pass an immigration policy overhaul. He will face fierce opposition if he decides to forge his own path — a majority of Americans, including a majority of his own party, say Obama should continue to work with Congress on reforms.
As President Obama considers postponing the deportation of millions of immigrants, public opinion has shifted–now, the number of Americans who want tighter border security is on the rise.
Michigan Democrat Gary Peters assured voters that illegal immigrants would not be eligible for Obamacare, but later supported the loophole that is now allowing young illegal immigrants to enroll in the program.
Here’s what President Obama had to say Wednesday about taking executive action, specifically on immigration.
Human smuggling groups in Central America and disinformation about American entry policies are the main drivers behind the current crisis involving more than 50,000 illegal immigrant children that sought entry into the United States, according to U.S. officials.