Guatemalan Woman Sues Over Seizure of Son

It appears to be the first lawsuit filed by a parent separated from a child under a zero-tolerance border policy that the Trump administration defends as necessary to deter illegal immigration despite an explosion of criticism. The American Civil Liberties Union has sued challenging the overall policy.

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Federal Gun Prosecutions Double in St. Louis

The feds handle cases that could have been filed in state court. U.S. Attorney Jeff Jensen says, “We have better resources for people on probation or supervised release.” Or, more simply, “Jobs stop bullets.” He cites the low re-arrest rate — 7.5 percent — five years after someone leaves federal supervision.

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