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Pres. Trump Signs Revised Refugee Executive Order

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Pres. Donald Trump signed a new executive order today that rescinds his Jan. 27 refugee order reworking several of the original provisions while keeping others intact. The new order, which goes into effect on March 16, will pause the issuance of new visas for six countries identified as hot spots for terror for 90 days, pause the refugee resettlement program for 120 days, and cap overall refugee resettlement for FY2017 at 50,000.

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Strong enforcement not enough. Trump urges Congress to stop harming American workers through legal immigration policies.

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  by  Roy Beck

For five weeks, the White House bully pulpit has been quiet in terms of repeating Donald Trump's campaign promises to rescue vulnerable American workers from the harm of a reckless legal immigration system.

That changed tonight with Pres. Trump's address to a joint session of Congress.

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Pres. Trump Invites Victims of Criminal Illegal Aliens to His Speech to Congress

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Pres. Trump has invited the families of three people who were killed by illegal aliens to sit with First Lady Melania Trump during his speech to Congress tonight. This decision shows Pres. Trump’s commitment to strengthen interior enforcement and to the victims of criminal illegal aliens.

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Gov. McAuliffe Tells Reporters that DACA is Here to Stay

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The Washington Examiner is reporting that after meeting with the Trump administration Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D-Va.) told reporters that Pres. Trump would “absolutely not” end Pres. Obama’s DACA amnesty. Ending the program was a campaign promise of Pres. Trump's, and his campaign website pledged to end the executive amnesty "immediately".

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California County Pursues Injunction Against Sanctuary Executive Order

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Santa Clara County, California filed a motion seeking a nationwide court injunction on the president’s sanctuary executive order (EO), which threatens to withhold federal funds from local governments that prohibit communications with ICE. The county sued the Trump Administration earlier in the month alleging the sanctuary sanctions are unconstitutional.

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Fifth Circuit Reinstates Texas Harboring Law

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A three-judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals threw out a lower court injunction that blocked Texas from enforcing a 2015 law making it a third-degree felony to “harbor” illegal aliens. The panel ruled that two Texas landlords, who has sued seeking protection from the law, did not have standing because they could not prove a credible threat of prosecution.

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