A group of House Republicans Wednesday will call for sending the National Guard to the southern border, where a months-long surge in illegal immigration has flooded Texas with thousands of children from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
House Speaker John Boehner last month assigned seven GOP lawmakers the task of recommending how to deal with the recent border surge, and the working group will present their plan to the party's rank and file in a closed door meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday.
But GOP aides familiar with the plan say the group wants deportations to happen “in a humane way,” and will not recommend eliminating court hearings for the children who are here. Instead, they will endorse hiring more judges in order to expedite the process, aides said.
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