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POTUS issues EO 13776, creating task force on "illegal immigration"

  1. Date Announced

    Feb. 9, 2017

    Executive Order 13776, "Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety," directs the Attorney General to create a task force to develop policies that “comprehensively address illegal immigration, drug trafficking and violent crime.” [ID #249]

    View Policy Document
  2. Effective Date of Change

    Feb. 9, 2017
  3. Subsequent Action

    July 26, 2017

    AG Sessions states: "I created the Task Force in February and it has provided me with recommendations on a rolling basis. Dedicated professionals from throughout the Department have been listening to our partners in state, local, and tribal law enforcement; identifying successful violent crime reduction strategies; and developing recommendations on actions the Department can take to help improve public safety. I have been acting on the Task Force's recommendations to set the policy of the Department."

    AG Sessions Statement Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety
Status: Final/Actual
Type of Action: Presidential Orders
Subject Matter: Enforcement
Agencies Affected: AG DOJ

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