The Latest: Homeland secretary urges deportation cooperation
The Latest on the Justice Department warning nine communities to prove they are complying with an immigration law or risk coveted law enforcement grant money (all times EDT):
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says local police departments should work with federal authorities on deporting immigrants before they are released from jail and prison.
Kelly says those that refuse face the alternative of having immigration agents look for targets in neighborhoods and courthouses.
He spoke alongside Attorney General Jeff Sessions in San Diego at the end of a two-day tour of the U.S. border with Mexico. Sessions appealed to local governments to help federal efforts to deport criminals.