Federal Agencies, Agency Memos & Announcements

DHS Released a Memo Implementing President Trump's Executive Order on Border Enforcement

2/20/17 AILA Doc. No. 17021831. Admissions & Border, Detention & Bond, Removal & Relief

From the Memo:

"This memorandum implements the Executive Order entitled "Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements," issued by the President on January 25, 2017, which establishes the President's policy regarding effective border security and immigration enforcement through faithful execution of the laws of the United States. It implements new policies designed to stem illegal immigration and facilitate the detection, apprehension, detention, and removal of aliens who have no lawful basis to enter or remain in the United States. It constitutes guidance to all Department personnel, and supersedes all existing conflicting policy, directives, memoranda, and other guidance regarding this subject matter- to the extent of the conflict-except as otherwise expressly stated in this memorandum."

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 17021831.