Speaker Boehner, sensing another revolt of the conservative base over the new House border plan, so is doing a last-ditch effort to win people over. I'm a pretty good reader, but his argument is hard to follow. As best I can tell, Boehner's office seems to be saying:
1. Unaccompanied Alien Children accounted for less than two percent of asylum applications in FY 2013.
3. Thus, the fact that 65 percent of all Unaccompanied Alien Children who apply for asylum have that application immediately approved is no big deal, because not very many children will take advantage of this opportunity.... MORE