Attorney General Jeff Sessions calls for crackdown on asylum policies

LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) - Attorney General Jeff Sessions called for a crackdown of current immigration asylum policies on Thursday.

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions

In a speech at the Executive Office for Immigration Review in Falls Church, Virginia, Sessions said that policies allowing immigrants to seek asylum in the country are broken and they are being abused.

Sessions said we have a crisis at our border and reiterated President Trump’s promise to return the country to a lawful system of immigration.

The attorney general said that many immigrants are taking advantage of the rules.