AILA Analyzes President Trump’s Executive Order on Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States

AILA Analyzes President Trump’s Executive Order on Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States

The American Immigration Lawyers Association issued an analysis of President Trump’s Executive Order 13766 stating that it defines the enforcement priorities broadly and puts every undocumented individual at risk for deportation, including families, long-time residents, Dreamers, and those with no criminal history. Because the priorities are not ranked, it includes everyone without status.

Trump’s Executive Order Protecting Nation From Foreign Terrorist

Trump’s Executive Order Protecting Nation From Foreign Terrorist

The visa issuance program plays a crucial role in detecting individuals with terrorist ties. Since the September 11, 2001 attack, improvements in vetting visa applicants have resulted in numerous foreign-born individuals being convicted of terrorist-related crimes. Deteriorating conditions in the world make it more likely that terrorists will use any means possible to enter the United States. The United States must make sure it does not admit anyone who bears a hostile attitude toward it.

Shake Up at the State Department

Shake Up at the State Department

Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson’s job just got harder when the entire senior management staff at the State Department resigned. The biggest loss was Patrick Kennedy, who was the number 2 man in charge, and had been at his job for nine years through both Republican and Democrat administrations.

Trump’s Executive Order on Border Security

Trump’s Executive Order on Border Security

Border security is critically important to national security. “Aliens” who illegally enter without inspection or admission pose a threat to national security. The recent surge of illegal immigration at the southern border has placed a significant strain on federal resources and overwhelmed agencies in charge of border security. The purpose of this order is to direct all government agencies to deploy all lawful means to secure the southern border.

Trump’s Executive Order to Enhance Public Safety in the Interior of the United States

Trump’s Executive Order to Enhance Public Safety in the Interior of the United States

Enforcing immigration laws in the interior of the USA is important for public safety. Many “aliens” who enter illegally or who overstay their visas are a threat to public safety. Sanctuary cities violate federal laws by shielding illegal immigrants from removal, Tens of thousands of removable aliens have been released into our communities because their home countries refuse to take them back.

Trump’s Conflicting Messaging on Immigration

Trump’s Conflicting Messaging on Immigration

On the campaign trail in August 2016, Trump told a crowd during a campaign rally in Phoenix that he would direct law enforcement authorities to deport all convicted criminals illegally in the USA, a group he estimated to be about 2 million people. “We will begin moving them out day one,” he said. “Day one, my first hour, those people are gone.”

More Republicans and Democrats Sign BRIDGE Act to Protect Dreamers

More Republicans and Democrats Sign BRIDGE Act to Protect Dreamers

The BRIDGE Act, initially introduced in the Senate in 2016 was reintroduced to the new Congress, and to the House for the first time just eight days prior to President-elect Trump having a chance to revoke the executive order that granted deportation protection to DACA recipients.

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