Southwest Border

Few Answers About Migrant Children Coming to Mass.
A state official says it remains unclear how many unaccompanied children crossing the nation's southern border illegally will be temporarily detained in Massachusetts and how many could stay in the state longer.
Secretary of Health and Human Services John Polanowicz was among officials who brief…
Patrick Says Migrant Children’s Plan Is Misunderstood
Gov. Deval Patrick says there remains considerable misunderstanding about the state's offer to shelter unaccompanied children from Central America crossing the nation's southern border.
Patrick's comments to reporters on Wednesday came after many town officials and residents in Bourne …
Hodgson Doubts Many Children Will Be Deported Soon
Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson expects some of the thousands of migrant children who crossed the southwest border into the U-S will find their way to Massachusetts, and New Bedford.
Hodgson is visiting processing and detention centers along the border with a delegation of Sheriffs to get a first …
Obama: Migrant Children Will Not Be Able To Stay
President Obama says the majority of unaccompanied migrant children crossing the southwest border will not be able to stay in the U.S.  Obama said that people illegally crossing the border are being apprehended in large numbers and the government is working to make sure they are being housed an…