Lawmakers in both parties have indicated they will not be providing the administration’s full request upfront.
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Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson warned Congress that funding to battle illegal immigration could dry up in less than a month if lawmakers fail to approve an emergency spending bill.
At current spending rates, Johnson said, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement would run out of funds by the middle of August. U.S. Customs and Border Protection would be out of cash by mid-September, he said.