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Sessions sending prosecutors, judges to border in caravan crackdown

Attorney General Jeff Sessions
Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Photo: Toya Sarno Jordan/Getty Images

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday the Department of Justice will send 35 prosecutors and 18 judges to the southern border to tighten efforts to prosecute caravan migrants entering the country.

The details: The Justice Department added that “prosecutors to handle the prosecutions of improper entry, illegal reentry, and alien smuggling cases, and additional immigration judges to handle the adjudication of immigration court cases that result from the crisis at the Southwest border.”