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Obama Urges Congress To Pass Migrant Funding Request Quickly

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July 09, 2014 AT 3:55 PM
President Barack Obama urged Congress on Wednesday to pass his request quickly for $3.7 billion in funds to address the influx of unaccompanied migrant children from Central America crossing the U.S. border. After meeting with Texas Governor Rick Perry, Obama said he would consider deploying the National Guard to the border as Perry and other Republicans have requested. The president also rejected criticism that he did not visit the border during his Texas visit.