Border Crisis Puts Spotlight on 2008 Immigration Law

By Veronica Zaragovia, KUT News

Published 07/10 2014 06:14AM

Updated 07/10 2014 06:15AM

Many of the thousands of migrant children crossing into the U.S. are not being turned away immediately because of a 2008 law — signed by President George W. Bush and passed with bipartisan support — requiring that they get an immigration hearing.

This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune at http://www.texastribune.org/2014/07/10/border-crisis-puts-spotlight-/.

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