Jeff Sessions Pushes for More Stringent Immigration Laws


In recent months, the Trump administration has been pushing for more stringent immigration laws, and Attorney General Jeff Sessions has been at the forefront of this effort. Sessions has been a vocal advocate for tougher immigration policies, and he has been working to implement them through executive orders and other measures.

In April, Sessions issued a memo to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) that outlined a number of new immigration policies. These policies included increased border security, increased enforcement of existing immigration laws, and the implementation of a “zero-tolerance” policy for those who enter the country illegally.

The memo also called for the hiring of additional immigration judges and prosecutors to handle the increased caseload. Additionally, it called for the expansion of the 287(g) program, which allows state and local law enforcement to enforce federal immigration laws.

In May, Sessions issued another memo that called for the prosecution of those who enter the country illegally, even if they are seeking asylum. This policy has been widely criticized by human rights groups, who argue that it will lead to the separation of families and the criminalization of those seeking refuge.

In addition to these measures, Sessions has also been pushing for the passage of legislation that would make it more difficult for immigrants to obtain legal status in the United States. This includes the RAISE Act, which would limit the number of immigrants who can receive green cards and other forms of legal status.

Sessions has also been a vocal advocate for the construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. He has argued that the wall is necessary to prevent illegal immigration and to protect the country from drug trafficking and other criminal activity.

Overall, it is clear that Jeff Sessions is pushing for more stringent immigration laws. While some of his policies have been met with criticism, it is clear that he is committed to making sure that the United States has a secure and well-regulated immigration system.