Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in San Diego today that authorities would separate children from their parents and prosecute every immigrant who crosses the border illegally.
“We are not going to let this country be overwhelmed,” he said. “People are not going to caravan or otherwise stampede our border.”
Nearly all of the group of about 150 Central American migrants who made the annual journey up through Mexico in a bid to request asylum at U.S. ports of entry have been admitted into the country for processing of their asylum claims.
A Honduran woman who was arrested and separated from her four young children after telling Border Patrol agents she wanted to file for asylum has filed a court motion accusing Sessions of discrimination, saying there were three Indian migrants in her group but only those from Central America were held for prosecution.
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