By Geneva Sands and Matt Seyler
Attorney General Jeff Sessions invoked this week’s terror attack in New York City to criticize United States immigration policy at a Baltimore press conference Tuesday.Interested in New York?“As yesterday's New York events showed, in the starkest terms, the failures of our immigration system are also a national security issue,” Sessions said.Sessions said that chain migration, the process of immigrants helping their family members immigrate, and the diversity visa lottery were responsible for terrorists entering the U.S.“How did it happen?” Sessions said regarding Monday’s attack. “An individual won the lottery in Bangladesh. He came here. He then, through the chain migration process, brought his sister, and she brought her son, 20 years old, and he’s the one who attempted to blow up the subway in New York.”
Sessions was speaking at a press conference focused on efforts to combat MS-13 gang violence and...