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BY CEDAR ATTANASIO AND ASTRID GALVAN ASSOCIATED PRESS
APRIL 02, 2019 07:42 PM, UPDATED APRIL 02, 2019 07:43 PM
US expands ‘catch and release’ amid surge in migrants
EL PASO, Texas
The surge of migrant families arriving at the southern border has led the Trump administration to dramatically expand a practice President Donald Trump has long mocked as "catch and release."
With immigrant processing and holding centers overwhelmed, the administration is busing people hundreds of miles inland and releasing them at Greyhound stations and churches in cities like Albuquerque, San Antonio and Phoenix because towns close to the border already have more than they can handle.