CHAIRWOMAN MIKULSKI SAYS MUSCULAR DETERRENCE NEEDED TO STEM TIDE OF CHILDREN SEEKING REFUGE ON SOUTHWEST BORDER
Senator says we must meet humanitarian needs of children while going after gangs and organized crime syndicates encouraging families to send children on dangerous journey
WASHINGTON, DC— Today, U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, chaired a hearing to examine the President’s $3.7 billion emergency supplemental funding request in response to the growing humanitarian crisis of children seeking refuge crossing our Southwest border.