Presidential Executive Orders on Immigration

Our office has gotten a lot of inquiries on what the recent Executive Orders mean, below is a short summary:

Border Wall/Build Up

DHS has already dramatically increased the use of detention and rapid removal procedures against those arriving at our borders. Unfortunately, these enforcement methods have been shown to undermine fundamental due process protections and deprive legitimate asylum seekers of protection.

“Catch and Release” Isn’t Being Used Now DHS Secretary Michael Chertoff ended “catch and release” – an unofficial term for the practice of releasing people apprehended at the border while their