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Flood of Children at Border Exceeds U.S. Ability to Cope

In recent weeks, President Obama and congressional Republicans have begun to offer the same simple-sounding solution for dealing with the flood of children crossing the U.S. border alone: Send the kids home.

But with tens of thousands of them churning through the system, some just toddlers, the logistics are overwhelming, Bloomberg Businessweek reports in its July 28 issue.