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Executive Orders on Immigration - January 25, 2017

Here are the links to the White House release of the two executive orders signed today by President Trump:

Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements

Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States

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Trump to sign executive orders enabling construction of proposed border wall and targeting sanctuary cities

President Trump plans to sign executive orders Wednesday enabling construction of his proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border and targeting cities where local leaders refuse to hand over illegal immigrants for deportation, according to White House officials familiar with the decisions. Read more >

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Austin groups defending locals against Trump’s immigration policies

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Several Texas groups say they plan to resist Donald Trump’s immigration policies locally in Austin. Read more >

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Exclusive: Trump team seeks agency records on border barriers, surveillance

In a wide-ranging request for documents and analysis, President-elect Donald Trump's transition team asked the Department of Homeland Security last month to assess all assets available for border wall and barrier construction. Read more >

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Posada urges humanitarian stance on immigration from U.S. Rep.

It’s worth noting that Mary and Joseph’s biblical procession — from Nazareth to Bethlehem, then Egypt — resembles the plight of refugees fleeing turmoil in Mexico, Central America and the Middle East, said Claudia Rueda. Read more >

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