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17 May 2019
On 29 April 2019 President Donald Trump issued a memorandum to the attorney general and secretary of homeland security entitled "Additional Measures to Enhance Border Security and Restore Integrity to Our Immigration System". This is a follow-up measure to the president's Proclamation 9844 of 15 February 2019, which declared a national emergency in order to address the security and humanitarian crisis at the southern border of the United States. The memorandum confirms that further steps should be proposed to enhance the integrity and efficiency of the existing asylum system.
Specifically, the memorandum tasks the attorney general and the secretary of homeland security with proposing new regulations that:
Finally, the memorandum tasks the secretary of homeland security with reprioritising the assignment of immigration officers and any other Department of Homeland Security employees that the secretary deems necessary in order to:
For further information on this topic please contact Rami D Fakhoury at Fakhoury Global Immigration USA, PC by telephone (+1 248 643 4900) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). The Fakhoury Global Immigration USA, PC website can be accessed at www.employmentimmigration.com.
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Rami D Fakhoury