Trump has signed a Memorandum of cessation of the policy of “catch and release” in relation to migrants
The President of the United States Donald trump signed a Memorandum which States the refusal of the practice of “catch and release” in relation to illegal immigrants, in which after detention by the police, they remained at liberty until such time as the court decides on their status.
According to Reuters, the document also contains instructions to the Minister of defence James Mattis. He should prepare a list of military objects which may be used for detention prior to trial.
On Wednesday, the US President ordered to bring the National guard — past military service of reservists to guard the US border with Mexico. The decision of the American leader explained that “the situation on the southern border has reached a critical point” — because of the flows of migrants, smuggling and drugs. In Mexico itself the decision was perceived negatively: the presidential candidates of the country called the move Donald trump’s offensive and threatened mass protests.