Obama tells Central American leaders most children will go home

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Steve Holland and Jeff Mason
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25 July 2014
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National News
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President Barack Obama urged the leaders of three Central American countries on Friday to work with him to stem the flow of child migrants who have surged across the U.S. border and warned that most of them would not be allowed to stay ....

Obama and presidents Otto Perez Molina of Guatemala, Juan Orlando Hernandez of Honduras and Salvador Sanchez Ceren of El Salvador agreed to work together to attack the problem.

Speaking to reporters after the meeting, Hernandez said the migrant children with a parent in the United States had rights.

“They have rights, and we want them to be respected,” he said ...

Democrats do not want to speed deportations of children with links to Hispanic-Americans, who are an important Democratic voting bloc.

One proposal under consideration at the White House is to start a pilot program in Honduras to permit children seeking refugee status in the United States to file a request while in their country ...

Since comprehensive legislation has stalled in Congress, Obama plans some steps to ease the overall U.S. immigration problem with a series of executive actions at the end of the summer ...

CAIRCO Comment: How are most of them going to be sent back if these illegal alien children (aka "important Democratic voting bloc") do not appear for their immigration hearings?