CORALVILLE COURIER EDITOR'S NOTE: As Barack Hussein Obama rushes to spend your money on illegal aliens (even hiring lawyers for them so they can stay here!), the nations' Veterans continue to get sub-par health care, many continue to be neglected totally.
The White House asked Congress Tuesday for $3.7 billion in extra funding to address the humanitarian crisis of unaccompanied children and families entering the US.
Some of the money would be used to increase border security. But most of it would go toward housing and processing for children and families who are already here, to ensure they can move quickly through deportation proceedings.
The administration's request includes money for every stage of the process: from apprehension and screening by Border Patrol, to temporary housing under HHS or detention by ICE, to immigration court proceedings, to "reintegration" after deportation. Here's how it breaks down: