The Consequences of Catch and Release at the Border

U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Accountability, Subcommittee on National Security, the Border and Foreign Affairs

By Jessica M. Vaughan on February 15, 2024

This hearing examines the failure of the Biden Administration to detain most illegal aliens during removal proceedings and how backlogs and adjudication delays have incentivized hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens to file insufficient claims to obtain work authorization and to buy time in the U.S.