President Donald Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions reversed lax immigration prosecution measures put in place by former President Obama.Under Operation Streamline, a fast-track prosecution program for illegal alien border-crossers will seek criminal prosecution for first-time border-crossers.
During the Obama years, only repeat border-crossers were prosecuted as criminals under Operation Streamline.
Now, the Departments of Homeland Security and Justice seek to deter first-time illegal crossers.
Previously, first-time border-crossers were deported to their native countries. Under Trump, those illegal aliens are being prosecuted, alongside repeat offenders, as Tuscon.com notes:....read more at...