Laura Ingraham praises Jeff Sessions for cracking down on people seeking asylum in the US

Laura Ingraham praises Jeff Sessions for cracking down on people seeking asylum in the US

Sessions' overstated claims about asylum fraud have earned him glowing reviews from Ingraham

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From the June 12 edition of Courtside Entertainment Group's The Laura Ingraham Show:

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LAURA INGRAHAM (HOST): Every time I hear [Attorney General Jeff] Sessions on immigration and the border, I keep thinking he should have been Homeland Security director. But he's -- on this stuff, he's fantastic. He's great on this. This is just a great moment for him. We're not going to put up with this fraud in the asylum process any longer. What happens is, people are coached in their home countries and along the way and by lawyers who fly down from the United States and other places, sit with them at the check points and at the caravans and say, "OK, here's what you have to say. Say you're a victim of domestic violence. Say you're being recruited for gangs, you fear for your life, and that you want asylum. Here are the words you have to use. Here are the forms you're going to have to fill out. But this is what you have to say." 

And what Jeff Sessions, attorney general, wants now and is going to put in place is a much more stringent way of determining what is actually legitimate and what is not legitimate. There's no way that these asylum applications could have increased since fiscal year 2009 by 872 percent. Yes, 872 percent. It's crazy. It can't increase that much. It's just ludicrous.

Related:

PolitiFact: Jeff Sessions claims asylum system rampant with fraud and abuse

L.A. Times: Trump administration moves to block victims of gang violence and domestic abuse from claiming asylum

Previously:

Laura Ingraham dismisses asylum claims from Hondurans fleeing violence: "It's not our problem"

Laura Ingraham: US judges are "aiding and abetting" human traffickers by applying due process to immigrants

Ingraham: "I'd go farther" than Trump's plan to ban Muslims from entering the US and "do a pause on all immigration"

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