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.
Sharif Abdel Kouddous is an independent journalist. For eight years he served as a senior producer, co-host, and correspondent for the independent TV/radio news hour "Democracy Now!"