Any family that can't pay for its basic expenses is a family living in poverty.
Many here say the federal government should, as it did in the South in the1950's, send in the federal troops. Let it be Indian troops.
"The actions of the men in the VIP suite was despicable, humiliating and devastating to these children's well-being and safety."
Prop 2 sets aside a percentage of the surplus billions in unexpected tax revenues, without restoring the $15 billion in brutal budget cuts beginning in 2008 .
Florida's governor, Rick Scott, has either stood by and let the degradation of the state occur or has actively contributed to it.
"What we are seeing in Artesia is nothing less than a sham process that values expediency over justice".
U.S. policies for decades forced kids and many of their parents to flee, because the U.S. made Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador dangerous places.
The "crisis" appears to be shrinking: 85 percent of the 57,000 child migrants have now been placed with parents, other family members or sponsors living in the United States.
The poverty and suffering of Guatemalans, and especially indigenous Guatemalans, is rooted in long term U.S. policy in the region.
Up to 2,000 immigrant children will be cared for in Dallas under a plan announced by County Judge Clay Jenkins at the Texas Democratic Party Convention June 28.