Federal Agencies, Agency Memos & Announcements

Acting Attorney General Rescinds Zero Tolerance Policy

1/26/21 AILA Doc. No. 21012730. Admissions & Border

Acting Attorney General Monty Wilkinson issued a memo rescinding the department’s 2018 policy directive on “Zero Tolerance for Offenses Under 8 U.S.C. § 1325(a).” Wilkinson called the policy “inconsistent with our principles.”

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 21012730.