Obama under mounting pressure to visit US-Mexico border as immigration crisis deepens

  • by: JULIE PACE , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 3, 2014 - 4:00 PM

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is facing mounting calls from Republicans to take a firsthand look at the immigration emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, putting him on the spot concerning what he has called the "humanitarian crisis" of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children flooding in from Central America.

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