Trump's pick for Justice Dept could influence immigration

In this Nov. 17, 2016, photo, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. speaks to media at Trump Tower in New York. As a senator, Sessions became Congress’ leading advocate not only for a crackdown on illegal immigration, but for slowing all immigration, along with mass deportations and stricter scrutiny of those entering the U.S. As attorney general, he’d be well positioned to turn those ideas into reality. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — As a senator, Jeff Sessions became Congress’ leading advocate not only for a cracking down on illegal immigration, but also for slowing all immigration, increasing mass deportations and scrutinizing more strictly those entering the U.S. As attorney general, he’d be well positioned to turn those ideas into reality.

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