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The president tweeted his position Monday morning ahead of a bipartisan compromise plan expected to be unveiled by top senators.
Economists say deporting undocumented immigrants and restricting immigration will remove billions of dollars from economy and cripple labor market.
Customs and Border Protection officials “had virtually no warning” that Trump was issuing his Muslim ban, according to DHS Inspector General John Roth.
Many of the immigration initiatives launched by the Trump administration in recent weeks target one kind of migrant: children.
Senate Bill 4 calls for jailing police chiefs, sheriffs and possibly frontline officers who fail to cooperate with U.S. immigration officials.
The higher numbers are contributing to worsening delays in refugee hearings.
Under U.S. immigration law, if someone arriving at a U.S. port of entry expresses fear of returning to their country, border agents should refer them to an interview with a designated asylum officer.
Sessions told U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents that more undocumented migrants should be prosecuted as criminals.
The number of parents and children apprehended at the U.S. Mexico border in March dropped to just over 1,000, a 93 percent fall from December, the Department of Homeland Security reported last week.
The report warned that border adjustment's proposed 20 percent import tax would harm all 50 states but identified 10 that could suffer the most.
The border wall initiative has faced resistance among Republicans, including lawmakers representing some border towns.
Undocumented immigrants crossing into the United States from Mexico declined by 40 percent from January to February.
Lawsuit disputes authorities' assertions that Anastacio Rojas Hernandez became combative, saying instead he was the victim of abuse.