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Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States

Two Executive Orders related to Border Security and Immigration Enforcement have been issued by the President – The Executive Order on ‘Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States’ states that it is the policy of the executive branch to: “… (a) Ensure the faithful execution of the immigration laws of the United States, including the INA, against all removable aliens …; (b) Make use of all available systems and resources to ensure the efficient and faithful execution of the immigration laws of the United States; (c) Ensure that jurisdictions that fail to comply with applicable Federal law do not receive Federal funds, except as mandated by law; (d) Ensure that aliens ordered removed from the United States are promptly removed; and (e) Support victims, and the families of victims, of crimes committed by removable aliens …” – The Executive Order on ‘Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements’ states that it is the policy of the executive branch to: “… (a) secure the southern border of the United States through the immediate construction of a physical wall on the southern border …; (b) detain individuals apprehended on suspicion of violating Federal or State law, including Federal immigration law, pending further proceedings regarding those violations; (c) expedite determinations of apprehended individuals’ claims of eligibility to remain in the United States; (d) remove promptly those individuals whose legal claims to remain in the United States have been lawfully rejected, after any appropriate civil or criminal sanctions have been imposed; and (e) cooperate fully with States and local law enforcement in enacting Federal-State partnerships to enforce Federal immigration priorities …”

Web site: Sources:
The January 25, 2017 White House Executive Order, titled “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States”, is posted at
https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/01/25/presidential-executive-order-enhancing-public-safety-interior-united

The January 25, 2017 White House Executive Order, titled “Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements”, is posted at
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/01/25/executive-order-border-security-and-immigration-enforcement-improvements

A January 25, 2017 Wall Street Journal news story, titled “Trump’s Orders on Border Wall Stir Concern Over Presidential Power; Moves prompt Republicans in Congress to evaluate whether actions may eventually infringe on congressional authority”, is posted at
http://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-orders-on-border-wall-stir-concern-over-presidential-power-1485379634

A January 25, 2017 Reuters news story, titled “Trump moves ahead with wall, puts stamp on U.S. immigration, security policy”, is posted at
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-immigration-idUSKBN1591HP

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