NBC Evening News for Friday, Jun 20, 2014
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(Miami: Mark Potter) The growing crisis at the US-Mexico border with a surge of immigrants updated; scenes shown of children & families crossing the Texas border and of Vice President Joe Biden in Guatemala; details given about plans to open more detention facilities, speed up removal hearings and assist Central American nations to counter poverty and gangs; letter from Speaker of the House John Boehner to President Obama quoted. [White House press secretary Josh EARNEST- says showing up at the border illegally is not a ticket into this country.] [Representative Henry CUELLAR- says we should care for them, detain them and look at expedited removal.]
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