Trump administration to ask Congress for sweeping authority to deport unaccompanied migrant children

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Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will ask Congress for the authority to deport unaccompanied migrant children more quickly, to hold families seeking asylum in detention until their cases are decided and to allow immigrants to apply for asylum from their home countries, according to a copy of the request obtained by NBC News.

Nielsen said she would be sending a legislative proposal to Congress in the coming days to address what she called the “root causes of the emergency” that have led to a spike in border crossings in recent weeks.

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