Immigration crisis: deportations to begin this week
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 15:20:48 GMT —
CNN -- The Department of Homeland Security said illegal arrivals to the United States are mostly going back.
The process of repatriation starts for hundreds of people at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in New Mexico.
The families here are being sent home as the Obama Administration tries to send a message.
"At the end of the day, our border is not open to illegal migration."
57,000 unaccompanied children have crossed our border over the last nine months.
Both democrats and republicans have acknowledged it as a humanitarian crisis due to the conditions these children are fleeing - organized crime, gangs, human trafficking.
The President's request for $3.7 billion in emergency funds to deal with the influx has stalled in the Republican-led House.
The CNN video has more on the President's request, and the opinion of the House.