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Immigration News Update 1/27/17

Interfaith Rally Protests Trump's Move to Block Muslim Immigrants DNA Info 1/27/17
https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20170127/civic-center/new-york-immigrat...

The NYIC held a Jummah prayer ceremony today with Islamic and interfaith clergy and allies, to stand with and defend Muslims from Trump's executive orders and from hateful attacks. 

Trump Signs Two Executive Orders; Expands Power of Military, ‘Extreme Vetting’
NBC News 1/27/17
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/trump-signs-two-executive-orders-exp...

Trump claims we currently know nothing about refugees, although there is a 9-step vetting process in place.

Trump’s Immigration Order Expands the Definition of ‘Criminal’ New York Times 1/26/17 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/26/us/trump-immigration-deportation.html...

Trump's definition of criminals includes people who have been charged with an offense, even if they have not been convicted.

The State Department’s entire senior administrative team just resigned Washington Post 1/26/17 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/josh-rogin/wp/2017/01/26/the-state-d...

State Department officials have left their positions, taking with them a wealth of experience and knowledge.

Trump signs executive action to keep out 'radical Islamic terrorists' CNN 1/27/17
http://www.cnn.com/2017/01/27/politics/trump-plans-to-sign-executive-act...

Trump's newest executive orders bar all persons from Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia or Yemen for 30 days and suspends the general refugee program for 120 days.

Overloaded U.S. immigration courts a "recipe for disaster" CBS News 1/27/17
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-us-immigration-courts-deportations/

Immigrants awaiting court must now wait approximately two years; things may worsen under new enforcement measures.

?Want to Know How Trump’s Policies Will Actually Impact Undocumented Immigrants? Read This. The Nation 1/27/17
https://www.thenation.com/article/want-to-know-how-trumps-policies-will-...

Information on how Trump's immigration plans will actually play out from day-to-day.

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