AG to end ‘catch and release’ detention for some migrants

Daily News Article - April 18, 2019


The New York Times reported in March 2019:
"Border at ‘Breaking Point’ as More Than 76,000 Unauthorized Migrants Cross in a Month"

1. The first paragraph of a news article should answer the questions who, what, where and when. List the who, what, where and when of this news item. (NOTE: The remainder of a news article provides details on the why and/or how.

2. To whom does the new ruling apply?

3. Who is exempt from this ruling?

4. a) When will the ruling take effect?
b) Why the delay?

5. Read the “Background” under the questions. President Trump has said that migrants traveling to the U.S. are coached on the right things to say to be considered an eligible asylum seeker.
a) Do you think people trying to get to the U.S. would make false claims to gain permanent entry into the U.S.?
b) How might such a huge number of people falsely claiming asylum harm people who actually need asylum?