Nielsen announces deal with Mexico to overhaul asylum process, combat 'catch and release'

Townhall.com Staff
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Posted: Dec 20, 2018 1:25 PM
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced Thursday that the U.S. has secured an agreement with Mexico so that immigrants claiming asylum will be returned to Mexico as their cases are processed -- a bid to end the practice known as “catch-and-release.”