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Sessions Talks 'Zero Tolerance' Policy at Border

Sessions Talks 'Zero Tolerance' Policy at Border

"We are not going to let this country be invaded", he said. Now, adults will be prosecuted and sent to jail awaiting federal court, while their children are transferred to Office of Refugee Resettlement, part of the Department of Health and Human Services.

The administration has "zero tolerance" for lawbreakers at the border.

Sessions said that if people like the heckler "don't like what we do, call your congressman to change the law". "The second situation when we separate is when we prosecute".

The Department of Homeland Security said it used a tough prosecution approach against parents in the Border Patrol's El Paso sector between July and November 2017, after the West Texas and New Mexico border region saw a surge in families and unaccompanied children. It's that simple. If you smuggle illegal aliens across our border, then we will prosecute you. "Mainly children are being brought by people who aren't their parents".

The Democratic National Committee denounced Sessions's comments and the Trump administration's immigration policy as an "affront to our values as a nation".

Immigration advocates have said that separations of children from parents have been happening for months.

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U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says his zero-tolerance policy against anyone who enters the country illegally may cause parents to be separated from their children. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in February to challenge the practice.

"The new policy is not just cruel and in violation of our treaty obligations toward asylum seekers, it's unworkable", declared the editorial board of the Los Angeles Times, whose home-state economic inequality has reached record highs amid massive cheap-labor immigration.

At a hearing in San Diego last week, a Trump administration lawyer did not dispute a report in The New York Times that more than 700 children had been taken from their families since October. This has always been the policy.

The families - and many other illegal immigrants - are increasingly taking advantage of generous US asylum laws.

"People are dying trying to enter this country". Last fiscal year, the number of immigration prosecutions declined 14 percent, to almost 60,000.

Homeland Security will now refer every migrant nabbed jumping the U.S. -Mexico border to federal prosecutors under a directive Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen issued last week, in a move that puts serious teeth behind the administration's goal of putting teeth behind immigration laws. Customs and Border Protection reported that the number of attempted border crossings in April was triple the amount in the same month a year ago. From April 2017 to April 2018, the number of apprehensions and "inadmissible" border crossings tripled, according to DHS. He cited a doubling of detentions for illegal entry along that border in April 2018, compared to the same month a year ago.

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