Summary of Trump’s new executive order

  • Executive Order on Border Security calls for the following:
    • a. Immediate construction of wall along US Mexico border
    • b. Construction of new detention centers
    • c. Detention of immigrants who violate any immigration law
    • d. Hiring of 5000 new border patrol agents
    • e. Authorization of state and local agencies to perform immigration functions, including enforcement
  • Executive order on Interior Security calls for the following:
    • a. Full enforcement of immigration laws including the prompt removal of immigrants with removal orders
    • b. Hiring of 10,000 new immigration officers
    • c. Authorization of state and local agencies to perform immigration functions, including enforcement
    • d. Restrict funding to sanctuary cities
    • f. Reinstitute Secure Communities
    • Enforcement of removal priorities, which are
      • i. Individuals who have been convicted of any crime
      • ii. Individuals who have been charged with any criminal offense
      • iii. Individuals who have committed acts that are chargeable as a criminal offense
      • iv. Individuals who have engaged in fraud or willful misrepresentation in connection with any government agency
      • v. Individuals who have abused any government benefits program
      • vi. Individuals who have final orders of removal
      • vii. Individuals who are judged by an immigration official to pose a risk to public safety or national security