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In Guatemala, Trump's Homeland Security chief contradicts new immigration directives

In Guatemala, Trump's Homeland Security chief contradicts new immigration directives

During a visit to Guatemala, Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly contradicted deportation plans made public by the Trump administration just a day earlier. 

Speaking at a news conference Wednesday after meeting with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, Kelly said his agency would return deportees "to their home country as quickly as possible," according to the Associated Press.

A sweeping set of immigration directives signed by Kelly and made public Tuesday suggested the department would be doing otherwise. The directives

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