November 16, 2021
GOP Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla. is demanding more information from DHS Secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas, who testified that undocumented immigrants were of top “enforcement priority” to the DHS. Surfaced legal documents sent to over 78,000 migrants from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement initiative, “Operation Horizon,” imply otherwise.
Lankford quoted the documents as saying, “Don’t worry if you are past the 60-day deadline to report from the time you entered the United States. Come in so you can help ensure the best outcome for your case.” as well as, “Unless you have committed a serious crime, or the government thinks you may be a risk to the United States, YOU WILL NOT [emphasis in the original document] be taken into custody during the appointment,”.
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