Senator David Vitter said he has been told by feds that 1,259 cases regarding undocumented juveniles have been opened in Louisiana since the unaccompanied children started showing up in large numbers at the United States' border several months ago.

Vitter is seeking more information on the more than 1,000 unaccompanied immigrant children that have crossed the United States border and were relocated to Louisiana over the past six months. He requested information from US Department of Homeland Security in early July, "I've haven't gotten any response. That's very disappointing,he said.

{Times Picayune}