Trump Administration Actions
Trump’s Executive Actions
Executive Order: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements
Executive Order: Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) (8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq.), and in order to ensure the public safety of the American people in communities across the United States as well as to ensure that our Nation's immigration laws are faithfully executed, I hereby declare the policy of the executive branch to be, and order, as follows . . . Read more.
Executive Order: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorists Entry Into the United States
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. 1101 et seq., and section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and to protect the Nation from terrorist activities by foreign nationals admitted to the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows . . . Read more.
Draft Executive Order: Ending Unconstitutional Executive Amnesties
Two programs established by DHS memoranda - "Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion with Respect to Individuals Who Came to the United States as Children," (DACA) and "Exercising Prosecutorial Discretion with Respect to Individuals Who Came to the United States as Children and with Respect to Certain Individuals Who are the Parents of U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents" (DAPA) - abandon the President's obligation to enforce federal law . . . Read more.
Draft Executive Order: Protecting American Jobs and Workers by Strengthening the Integrity of Foreign Worker Visa Programs
A primary factor driving illegal immigration to the United States is the availability of jobs and benefits. Eliminating this jobs magnet will reduce the flow of illegal entries and visa overstays. The unlawful employment of aliens has had a devastating impact on the wages and jobs of American workers, especially low-skilled, teenage, and African-American and Hispanic Workers . . . Read more.
Draft Executive Order: Protecting Taxpayer Resources by Ensuring our Immigration Laws Promote Accountability and Responsibility
Our country's immigration laws are designed to protect American taxpayers and promote immigrant self-sufficiency. Yet, households headed by aliens (legal and illegal) are much more likely than households headed by native-born citizens to use federal means-tested public benefits. Our immigration laws must be enforced in a manner that achieves the goal of protecting our taxpayers and promoting self-sufficiency . . . Read more.
Official DHS Resource Page for Executive Orders and Implementation
DHS has created a resource page with the text of President Trump's executive orders, along with new implementation memos and factsheets about the orders. Visit the DHS page here to learn more.
- Immigration Priorities for the 2017 Presidential Transition
- Why Should You Care About Immigration?
- The Fiscal Burden of Illegal Immigration on United States Taxpayers
- Sanctuary Policies in America
- Examples of Serious Crimes by Illegal Aliens
- National Security and Refugee Resettlement from "High Risk" Countries
- How to Report Illegal Aliens