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POTUS issues EO 13767, regarding border security and immigration enforcement

  1. Original Date Announced

    January 25, 2017

    Executive Order 13767 directs DHS to: secure the southern border through construction of a physical wall; detain and promptly remove apprehended individuals; engage with state and local governments and enter into 287(g) immigration enforcement agreements; build detention facilities; expand expedited removal to the interior; adopt a return-to-Mexico policy; end "catch and release" and "abuse of the parole and asylum provisions;" as well as other enforcement measures. [ID #246]

    Executive Order 13767: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements
  2. Effective Date

    January 25, 2017
  4. Biden Administration Action: Revoked/Replaced

    February 2, 2021

    Creating a Comprehensive Regional Framework To Address the Causes of Migration, To Manage Migration Throughout North and Central America, and To Provide Safe and Orderly Processing of Asylum Seekers at the United States Border

    This Biden Administration policy revokes in its entirety the Trump-era policy identified in this entry.

    On February 5, 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order revoking several related policies and declaring pursuit of "a multipronged approach toward managing migration throughout North and Central America that reflects the Nation’s highest values."

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