Senate panel approves $2 billion request from Obama admin to handle spike in child immigrants

  • by: ALICIA A. CALDWELL , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 10, 2014 - 3:05 PM

WASHINGTON — A Senate appropriations panel voted Tuesday to give the Obama administration $2 billion it requested to handle the dramatic increase in child immigrants caught trying to illegally cross the Mexican border without their parents.

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