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Trump, Congress have options on the table to prevent family separation. By Nolan Rappaport

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions' “zero-tolerance policy” for illegal entrieshas caused widespread outrage, but he has just modified a similar zero-tolerance policy that was already in effect.

President George Bush initiated Operation Streamline in 2005, which required criminal prosecution of all unlawful border crossers in certain sectors. Magistrate judges conducted en masse hearings. As many as 80 defendants at a time pled guilty.

The program continued when Barack Obama became the president.
This graph depicts the number of illegal entry prosecutions from April 2007 – April 2018.




With Operation Streamline, however, deference was given to limits in judicial and detention capacity, which resulted in daily caps on the number of aliens who were charged.

Executive Order.

President Donald Trump has issued an executive order stopping DHS from separating children from their parents while they are being detained.

But the Settlement Agreement in Flores v. Sessions requires the release of detained alien children “without unnecessary delay,” which has been interpreted to be no more than 20 days.

Read more at http://thehill.com/opinion/immigrati...ily-separation

Published originally on The Hill.

About the author. Nolan Rappaport was detailed to the House Judiciary Committee as an executive branch immigration law expert for three years; he subsequently served as an immigration counsel for the Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security and Claims for four years. Prior to working on the Judiciary Committee, he wrote decisions for the Board of Immigration Appeals for 20 years.






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    The key to avoiding this problem is to have asylum applications processed abroad. This would require re-establishing Obama's CAM program for in country processing and working with UNHCR of establishing more refugee centers in Central America.
    Nolan Rappaport
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