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>> US Attorney General Jeff Sessions unveiling a hardline policy shift on immigration Monday. And threatening to separate children from their parents, if they're caught illegally crossing the US southern border.>> If you're smuggling a child, then we're going to prosecute you. And that child will be separated from you, probably, as required by law.
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>> Speaking at a law enforcement conference in Arizona, and later in San Diego. Sessions announced the Justice Department will begin prosecuting every person. Who crosses into the country illegally along the southern border.>> If you cross the border unlawfully, then we will prosecute you, it's that simple.>> To carry out the policies, the Justice Department will be sending 35 prosecuters to the region to take on the cases.
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Along with 18 immigration judges to help process asylum cases. Sessions beefed up legal resources after over 200 Central American migrants. Traveling on a so called caravan, were allowed entry to the US to seek asylum. The caravan's journey angered President Trump.>> Are you watching that mess that's going on right now with the caravan?
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>> Who urged the caravan to be detained in Mexico and used it to call for stronger border security.