Thousands of undocumented children are crossing the border into the United States from Central America, and the government is looking for places to house them. Right now, more than a thousand immigrants are being housed at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, and Monday morning, Attorney General Greg Abbott, Sen. Ted Cruz and Congressman Michael Burgess toured the facility,

In Monday’s Capital Tonight, we heard how Republican lawmakers are responding to the immigration uptick, and we heard from those most involved in the issue to find out why more people are coming here from Central America and why so many of them are children.

POLITICAL RESPONSE

Politicians on both sides of the aisle are responding to the surge in surprisingly similar ways. The Quorum Report‘s Harvey Kronberg joined us to help break through the rhetoric. Plus, Sen. Carlos Uresti gave his take as a lawmaker whose district includes nearly half of the Texas-Mexico border.

ON THE AGENDA

The U.S. Supreme Court partially upheld one of the Obama administration’s early efforts to fight climate change. But as our D.C. Bureau reporter Geoff Bennett explained, both sides of the case are declaring victory.