Mike Ludwig of Truthout: The war on drugs has greatly expanded the powers of law enforcement, and Sessions seems reluctant to give up those powers.
Three undocumented activists in Vermont were arrested over the past week by ICE agents. Meanwhile in Texas, raids were conducted in response to policy changes in Austin.
Phyllis Bennis is a fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies and of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. Her books include Before & After: U.S. Foreign Policy and the War on Terrorism.