Federal Government Unable to Deal with Surge of Minors
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Wednesday, May 09, 2012 Austin, Texas Noteworthy Federal Government Unable to Deal with Surge of Minors
Over the first six months of the federal fiscal year, more than 5,200 unaccompanied minors crossed the border illegally into the United States. That figure represents a surge of more 90 percent over the same period last year, with more than 1,300 children arriving in March alone. Most of them, 80 percent in fact, are coming in through Texas.