The Latest: Sessions Outlines Border Enforcement Plan

4/11/2017 New York Times

fence at borderNOGALES, Ariz. — The Latest on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ trip to the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona (all times local):

10:10 a.m.

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced a get-tough approach to immigration prosecutions during a tour of the U.S.-Mexico border.

Sessions outlined a series of changes that he said mark the start of a new era to rid American cities and the border of what he described as “filth” brought on by drug cartels.

Sessions has been expanding the Justice Department’s role in the anti-immigration agenda of the Trump administration. But his Tuesday speech during his first visit to the border offered the most comprehensive look yet at his plans for federal prosecutions of those in the country illegally.

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