In a speech delivered to the National Sheriffs’ Association in Washington, D.C., Attorney General Jeff Sessions vowed to strengthen immigration enforcement and protect the nation’s borders.
Sessions’ speech focused heavily on immigration, with the Attorney General emphasizing the need for tougher enforcement of existing laws. He noted that the Department of Justice (DOJ) under his leadership has increased the number of immigration judges and prosecutors to handle immigration-related cases, and that the DOJ is working to ensure that immigration violations are prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
Sessions also said that the DOJ is working to ensure that those who break the law are held accountable. He noted that the DOJ is cracking down on sanctuary cities, and that it is also working to increase the number of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents and resources.
The Attorney General also addressed the issue of illegal immigration, saying that the Trump Administration is committed to reducing the number of illegal immigrants entering the United States. He noted that the Administration is working to strengthen border security and has proposed a wall along the southern border.
Finally, Sessions discussed the need for comprehensive immigration reform. He said that the current system is broken and needs to be fixed, and that the Administration is committed to finding a solution that is fair, humane, and effective.
In conclusion, Sessions’ speech made it clear that the DOJ is committed to strengthening immigration enforcement and protecting the nation’s borders. The Attorney General’s remarks demonstrate the Administration’s commitment to cracking down on illegal immigration and ensuring that those who break the law are held accountable.