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Federal Courts Block Trump EO

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Two federal courts blocked Pres. Trump's immigration executive order that pauses both the refugee resettlement program and the entry of immigrants and nonimmigrants from seven countries identified by Congress and Pres. Obama as hot spots for terror. In response, the Trump administration said it will honor the rulings, but that it will continue to fight for the executive order in court.

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Fact Sheet: Trump's Executive Order on Protecting America from Foreign Terrorists

This is a downloadable fact sheet about what Pres. Trump’s Protecting America from Foreign Terrorists executive order actually does versus the inflated myths that have been circulated. This fact sheet was authored by NumbersUSA’s Director of Gov't Relations, Rosemary Jenks.

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Trump's National Security Ex. Order In-Line With Jordan Commission Recommendations

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  by  Eric Ruark

In a previous post we gave the plain facts of President Trump’s executive order [EO] temporarily pausing the admission of individuals from countries already identified by Congress and President Obama as posing serious security risks to the United States.

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'Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry': The Basics of Pres. Trump's Executive Order

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  by  Eric Ruark

On Friday, January 27, President Trump signed an executive order regarding the admittance of individuals from certain countries that Congress previously identified as posing security risks to the United States.

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Trump & DHS respond to media outrage by reasserting priority of security in new order on refugees

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Less than 48 hours after issuing an executive order pausing the U.S. refugee resettlement program, both Pres. Trump and the Department of Homeland Security issued statements indicating no openness to backing down in the face of intense news media criticism.

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Trump's Executive Order Allows Time to Re-Evaluate Screening Procedures

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On Friday President Trump signed an executive order that pauses the refugee resettlement program for the next 120 days giving time for the administration to review the application and vetting procedures for incoming refugees. Following the review, the order reduces the number of refugees to be resettled in the United States from Pres. Obama’s goal of 110,000 to the more traditional level of 50,000 -- a recommendation of the last bipartisan commission on immigration reform chaired by Barbara Jordan.

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