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."
But it has been the influx of unaccompanied children, 57,000 of them over the last nine months, that has highlighted this crisis.
"The best way to do that is for planeloads of these young people to be returning to their country of origin and their families..."
Both Democrats and Republicans have acknowledged it as a humanitarian crisis: the conditions these kids are fleeing.
And the dangers of the long trek to the United States.
The President's request for $3.7-billion in emergency funds to deal with the influx has stalled in the Republican-led house.
"House Republicans won't even call the bill. They won't even take a vote on a bill."
Some Republicans have called for a change to a 2008 immigration law, which they say will slow the flow of unaccompanied minors migrating to the United States.
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