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Five Countries Listed in Trump EO Refuse to Repatriate Deported Aliens

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Five of the seven countries included in Pres. Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order are on the list of recalcitrant countries who refuse to repatriate deported aliens, and the administration could block the issuance of new visas to these countries under current law, according to the Immigration Reform Law Institute. Additionally, an earlier executive order signed by Pres. Trump called for blocking visas to recalcitrant countries.

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Sheriffs Say Sanctuary City Policies Do Not Increase Cooperation Between Illegal Aliens and Local Police

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Several sheriffs across the country have spoken out against the idea that sanctuary city policies give illegal aliens more confidence to work with local law enforcement. Sanctuary city advocates claim that many illegal aliens will not report crimes, even if they are the victims, because they are afraid their illegal status will be discovered and they will be deported.

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72 Terrorists Came to U.S. from Terror Hot Spots

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The Center of Immigration Studies (CIS) has reviewed a Senate report on individuals convicted in terror cases since 9/11 and found that 72 individuals came from one of the seven countries listed in Pres. Trump’s executive order as a hot spot for terror. His order was blocked by both a Federal District Judge James Robart and the Ninth Circuit Court last week. Judge Robart claimed that there was no evidence that individuals from these countries posed a national security risk.

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Ninth Circuit Chooses Politics Over National Security

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  by  Chris Chmielenski

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) issued by Federal District Judge James Robart against Pres. Trump's Jan. 27 executive order. While the Ninth Circuit's job in this ruling was simply to decide whether the executive order was lawful and constitutional, it essentially ignored that question and based its decision on politics.

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Border Apprehensions Down 27% in January

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Border apprehensions dropped in January according to new data from Customs and Border Protection. Apprehensions were down 27% compared to apprehensions in December. The monthly statistics typically provide a snapshot of how many foreign nationals are trying to cross the border illegally. The drop in January could be due to seasonal flows, but could also be due to the new Trump administration.

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