Policy makers looking for ways to fix immigration crisis

"Our border is not open to legal migration and we are sending people back," said Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson.

The Washington Office on Latin America is a human rights group that recorded video that shows people floating across the river that separates Guatemala and Mexico.

No one being checked or asked to show passports. Further north where there is no river that separates the two countries it's still easy for migrants to cross into Mexico.

This week the presidents of Mexico and Guatemala came up with a 5 point plan to help with immigration crises.

The plan includes a promise of a greater commitment to staff Mexico's 10 crossings with Guatemala and two with Beliz, improving medical equipment at the border, working closer with non-profit organizations, working on economic development with shared border regions and providing care and assistance to immigrants.

Back at home, some members of congress are putting together legislation that would expedite the process of sending the undocumented children and women back home.

"The only way this is going to stop is if plane loads of children arrive back in the countries in central America they came from and parents see the 3, 4, 5, $6,000 they have paid to the human traffickers, is wasted," said U.S. senator John McCain of Arizona.

Eyewitness news has been told Republican Sen. John Cornyn and Democrat Rep. Henry Cuellar will be introducing legislation aimed to reform current laws and solve the emergency situation along the border. The legislation is said to improve the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2008 by treating all unaccompanied minors equally.


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