2014-07-09T232616Z_1_LYNXMPEA6812U_RTROPTP_2_USA-IMMIGRATION-OBAMA

Obama urges Congress to pass migrant funding request quickly

Obama speaks after his meeting with Perry in DallasPresident 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. Obama told reporters he urged Perry to press Texas lawmakers in the U.S. Congress to support the White House’s funding request. This is a problem,” Obama said.

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