PoliZette: Sessions Orders More Prosecutions of Illegal Immigrants

IRLI In The News

April 7, 2018

By Brendan Kirby

Escalating the administration’s efforts to halt illegal immigration in this country, Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Friday ordered federal prosecutors to charge more border crossers with criminal offenses — even if they’ve not previously entered the country without permission.

Sessions instructed the U.S. attorney’s offices in border states to adopt a “zero tolerance policy” for immigration offenses and to prosecute all referrals from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) under a statute that allows for charges against first-time offenders. … Read the full story by PoliZette

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