I’ve received several emails and a comment or two stating that the Department of Justice asking the Department of Defense to send military lawyers to the border is illegal. Almost all of them cite Posse Comitatus in their claims of illegality. So, is it legal for military lawyers to process non-military criminal immigration cases?
by Will Racke The Pentagon is supporting the Justice Department’s “zero-tolerance” policy against illegal border crossings by sending military lawyers to the border to help prosecute cases of unlawful entry, according to Trump administration officials. At least 21 lawyers will be detailed to Arizona, Texas and New Mexico to help with the increased caseload