DeConcini Federal Court, a criminal, not immigration, court
Magistrate: Lynnette Kimmins
U.S. Federal Prosecutor: Ausland
Samaritans: Sara Busey, Randy Meyer
Observers: Peter Hirschman with Natasha Arnpriester of the New York Office of Human Rights First.
Visitors: Kyla Wargel, volunteer at No More Deaths Camp
Today there were 10: 10 migrants and 10 lawyers. Most entered near Sasabe or Nogales. In less than 30 minutes, all were sentenced to 825 days in prison at a cost to you and me of $132,825.
Several were apprehended yesterday, but others were out in the desert 3,5,7 or 10 days. Although Jesus Celaya-Reyna (17-22422M) was caught yesterday in Tucson, he had entered the U.S. on May 1, 2016.
Rumors about Operation Streamline are all over the map. One was started last week by a Border Patrol chief who said “There is no Operation Streamline,” to Attorney General Sessions who wants to prosecute first time crossers and, in that case, OS may again see large numbers in court.