US Attorney General seeks to Speed up Deportation of Illegal Immigrants

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Thursday a plan to speed up the deportation of illegal immigrants housed in federal correctional facilities.
Sessions said the Justice Department will expand the Institutional Hearing Program, which identifies removable illegal immigrants who are inmates in federal correctional facilities, provides in-person and video teleconference immigration removal proceedings, and removes them upon completion of sentence.
This is done instead of rather than releasing them to an ICE detention facility or into the community for adjudication of status in an effort to speed up the process.
The expansion of the program will expand the number of active facilities with the

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