DC Decoder Child migrants: Why some in GOP say Obama plan ignores roots of crisis (+video)

Obama's plan to deal with a flood of child immigrants, for which he is seeking $3.7 billion from Congress, does not include reforms to the 2008 child trafficking law seen as a key cause of the current crisis.

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Both the White House and Republicans in Congress agree that the wave of child migrants from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador is a “humanitarian crisis” that needs urgent attention. The question is what to do about it.