Analysis

Trump's Removal Priorities Spare No Unauthorized Immigrants

Law360, New York (February 9, 2017, 10:12 PM EST) -- Although momentarily eclipsed by the rollout of his now-blocked travel ban, President Donald Trump has widened the pool of people who should be viewed as priorities for deportation to the point where anyone who entered the U.S. without authorization could be deemed a target for removal, experts say.

It was a crucial development that was temporarily drowned out by the chaotic implementation of the travel ban: President Donald Trump replaced deportation guidelines set by Obama with sweeping new standards, which significantly expand the categories of people who are deportation targets.

The development came in one of two executive orders issued on Jan. 25,...

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