Later today, Pres. Obama will meet with leaders from Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala - the three countries that are sending the most illegal-alien children to the United States during the ongoing border surge. But in advance of that meeting, Honduran President, Juan Orlando Hernández, offered his opinion on what caused the surge - the Obama Administration's lax immigration enforcement policies.
In an interview with Time Magazine on Wednesday, Hernández said, "The lack of clarity of U.S. immigration policy [has lured migrants to the United States illegally]."
Hernández called on the United States to clarify its immigration policies.
"So my call to the United States is that it defines these rules with clarity," he said.
Most bills that have been offered in Congress to address the crisis, including a set of principles released by a special House working group, have focused on the 2008 law that treats Unaccompanied Alien Children from noncontiguous countries differently than those from Canada and Mexico, but only about 20% of the newly-arrived illegal aliens are unaccompanied children and many of those don't meet the legal definition for UACs.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) have offered bills, however, that would end Pres. Obama's executive amnesties and prevent new ones from starting. Both of these bills would send a clear message to Central America and the rest of the world that anyone who tries to enter the United States illegally will be deported.
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Updated: Fri, Aug 8th 2014 @ 8:15am EDT