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Obama Seeks More Than $2 Billion in Border Control Funds

President Barack Obama is seeking more than $2 billion to respond to the surge in children and other migrants from Central America who are illegally crossing the U.S. border, and is asking for new authority to return them home more quickly, the White House said Sunday.

Together, the requests represent a significant escalation in the Obama administration's response to the recent increase in migrants crossing the Southern border, which has presented a logistical, political and humanitarian crisis.

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