"President Trump and U.S. Migration after 100 Days," by Philip Martin

June 22, 2017

President Trump issued four executive orders dealing with immigration since taking office January 20, 2017, setting in motion plans to build a wall on the 2,000 mile Mexico–U.S. border, increase deportations, reduce refugee admissions, and protect U.S. workers. These executive orders signaled a new era in migration policy that emphasizes enforcement against unauthorized foreigners and protections for U.S. worker.