Democrats Prepare Border Bills, Say Trump Enflamed Problem

One bill is expected to increase federal resources at border entry points for processing refugees, counseling children and treating people needing medical care.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Under pressure to show they have solutions, Democrats are honing proposals to address the surge of families entering the U.S. at the southern border, a problem they say President Donald Trump’s restrictive immigration policies are enflaming. House Democrats plan to introduce legislation soon addressing the recent waves of Central American migrants reaching the border. Senate Democrats are pursuing multiple tracks, including exploring whether talks with the White House might be feasible. The…

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