US Attorney General says parents, children who enter country illegally could be separated

Updated:6 months, 2 weeks ago IST

San Diego (United States of America), May 08 (ANI): United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions said illegal crossings "must end" and that if a child is being smuggled into the U.S., the child will be placed in protective custody.“I have put in place a "zero tolerance" policy for illegal entry on our Southwest border... If you are smuggling a child, then we will prosecute you and that child may be separated from you as required by law,” said Sessions. US President Donald Trump administration will increase criminal prosecutions of parents entering the United States illegally and place their children in protective custody as part of efforts to tighten immigration enforcement, according to a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official.

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