White House requests $3.7 billion
To address a surge of illegal immigration from Central America, emergency funds would be used for deterrence, enforcement, repatriation, public information campaigns and efforts to address the root causes of the migration. Unaccompanied children would also get better care.
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Health & Human Services $1.536 billion
$879 million for detention and removal of undocumented adults traveling with children, expansion of alternatives to detention, and added prosecution capacity for adults with children. $116 million for transportation of unaccompanied children. $109 million for Immigration and Customs Enforcement. $364 million for increasing costs of Customs and Border Protection, including overtime and temporary-duty costs for Border Patrol agents, contract services and facility costs to care for children while in custody, and medical and transportation services. $29 million for Border Enforcement Security Task Force programs. $39.4 million for increased air surveillance.
$295 million for repatriation, strengthening foreign borders and addressing root causes of migration. $5 million for media campaigns in Mexico and Central America. $300 million
$45.4 million for additional immigration judge teams. $2.5 million for expanding the legal orientation program that provides assistance to adults and custodians of children in the immigration court system. $15 million for direct legal representation services for children in immigration proceedings. $1.1 million for more immigration litigation lawyers to support federal agencies. $64 million
To provide appropriate care for unaccompanied children while maintaining services for refugees.
SOURCE: White House. GRAPHIC: Patterson Clark - The Washington Post.