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Elspeth
07-20-2014, 08:44 PM
WaPo: Obama Admin Was Warned About Border Crisis Last Year
“The administration did too little to heed those warnings.”
http://legalinsurrection.com/

If you’re like most Americans, you may be wondering why the surge of illegal immigrants at the southern border happened all at once. People want to know the cause and what could have been done to prevent it.

While answers have been scarce, the Washington Post has published a rather damning piece which claims that the Obama administration was warned ahead of time that this was going to happen.

David Nakamura, Jerry Markon and Manuel Roig-Franzia contributed to this report:



Obama aides were warned of brewing border crisis
http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-aides-were-warned-of-brewing-border-crisis/2014/07/19/8b5d2282-0d1b-11e4-b8e5-d0de80767fc2_story.html?tid=pm_pop

Nearly a year before President Obama declared a humanitarian crisis on the border, a team of experts arrived at the Fort Brown patrol station in Brownsville, Tex., and discovered a makeshift transportation depot for a deluge of foreign children.

Thirty Border Patrol agents were assigned in August 2013 to drive the children to off-site showers, wash their clothes and make them sandwiches. As soon as those children were placed in temporary shelters, more arrived. An average of 66 were apprehended each day on the border and more than 24,000 cycled through Texas patrol stations in 2013. In a 41-page report to the Department of Homeland Security, the team from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) raised alarms about the federal government’s capacity to manage a situation that was expected to grow worse...

Read more at: http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/obama-aides-were-warned-of-brewing-border-crisis/2014/07/19/8b5d2282-0d1b-11e4-b8e5-d0de80767fc2_story.html?tid=pm_pop

Dori
07-21-2014, 12:07 AM
They knew this was coming. Homeland Security put out contracts for chaperones for children in Jan of this year, stating they were expecting 60k.

There are plenty of border agent reports also saying that this was manufactured by the government.

Elspeth
07-21-2014, 12:08 AM
There are plenty of border agent reports also saying that this was manufactured by the government.

They should know.