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Sessions, Nielsen to discuss immigration in Baltimore

Sessions, Nielsen to discuss immigration in Baltimore

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen will address immigration enforcement and international gangs at a news conference in Baltimore on Tuesday.

Both issues have been central for the Trump administration, which has cracked down on immigrants entering the country illegally. Immigration agents arrested 143,470 inside the United States in the most recent fiscal year, a 25 percent increase over the previous fiscal year, DHS reported last week.

Meanwhile, the Justice Department has touted the arrest and prosecution of members of the MS-13 gang, the best known of the gangs that originated in the 1980s among Central...

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