Authorities abandon ‘zero-tolerance’ for immigrant families

  • U.S. Attorney General Jefferson Sessions talks about immigration at the NASRO School Safety Conference at the Peppermill Resort on Monday, June 25, 2018, in Reno, Nev. (Andy Barron /The Reno Gazette-Journal via AP)

RENO, Nevada — The nation’s top border enforcement official acknowledged Monday that authorities have abandoned, for now, the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy toward immigrant families after the president ordered an end to the separation of parents and children who cross the southern border.