This Week in Immigration Reform — Week Ending March 10

Week Ending March 10

This week in immigration: NCLR responds to the President’s Muslim ban 2.0; continued efforts of the administration’s deportation force.

NCLR responds to the administration’s Muslim Ban 2.0 This week, President Trump signed another executive order that bans travel to the U.S. from six Muslim-majority countries and halts refugee resettlement. The executive order follows the decision by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to block the initial executive order.  NCLR President and CEO, Janet Murguía, tweeted:

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has asked the federal judge that issued a halt to the ban under the first executive order to find that his order applies to the second ban as well. If the judge agrees, the government would not be able to put the new ban into effect next Thursday as scheduled, without further action from the court.

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