[Ed. – Keep in mind, this is happening because Democrats and the courts have colluded to make it impossible to hold most of these people until their court dates. Trump is in a Catch-22 between a two-decade-old judicial ruling on detention length and Democrats’ cap on detention capacity. Now that Democrats run the House again, they’re in a position to ensure the cap on capacity can’t be increased or done away with.]
In newly confirmed federal data from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, Breitbart News has learned the massive scale and scope of DHS’s ramped up Catch and Release policy.
For months, DHS officials have said privately that the Catch and Release program has been taken to new heights, while ICE union officials declared this week that the program was in “overdrive” under the direction of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. …
San Antonio, Texas has had to absorb most of these released border crossers and illegal aliens, with about 37,500 being dropped off in the city. Another 24,000 were dropped off in El Paso, Texas, while 14,500 were released in Phoenix, Arizona and 8,500 were released in San Diego, California.