October 2017 Update on Changes to U.S. Immigration Policies Under the Trump Administration and Latest Travel Ban News
(Roxanne H. Levine and Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP, Lexology, Oct 19, 2017)
On October 8, 2017, the White House issued an Immigration Principles and Policies Statement. The statement focused on changes to border security, unaccompanied alien children, asylum reform, swift border return, the expansion of the definition of inadmissible aliens to the United States, interior enforcement, immigration authority, partnerships with states and localities, visa overstays and a merit-based immigration system. This article highlights the key points from the statement.