Executive Orders & Agency Memoranda

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The current Administration has instituted a number of controversial Presidential “Executive Orders” which contemplate changes to existing immigration policies. Some of these orders will require additional regulatory action through Notice and Comment in the Federal Register and others may be implemented by policy directives. The most significant ones are listed here.

Executive Orders

Border Security and Immigration Enforcement
Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior


Office of Legal Counsel Memoranda – DACA/DAPA (Nov. 2014)

Department of Homeland Security – directive on border enforcement

Department of Homeland Security – directive on interior enforcement

Statement by DHS Sect’y John Kelly – Clarifying Compliance with Court Orders in Implementing Presidential Orders, Jan. 29, 2017