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Children: Border and Immigration

children: Make it easier to deport unaccompanied minor children caught crossing the border, according to Metro News. The U.S. experienced a surge of border crossings by children fleeing violence in countries like El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras in 2014. What the president is demanding from Congress BORDER SECURITY Construct a wall along the southern border; increase security on the northern border. Federal officials place the vast majority of those children with family members in the U.S. who care for the minors while they await immigration hearings. Hire 370 more immigration judges and 1,000 more U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement attorneys to clear a backlog of more than 600,000 immigration cases. The administration argues that the current system has created a dramatic pull factor that encourages people to send their children to the U.S. Overhaul the asylum system, imposing more stringent eligibility requirements and new penalties for fraud. ( As reported in the news.