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Trump Immigration Orders Stir Funding, Litigation Questions

Law360, New York (January 25, 2017, 11:34 PM EST) -- President Donald Trump signed two sweeping executive orders on immigration Wednesday aimed at steering federal funds toward a border wall and punishing sanctuary cities, but experts say the actions may spark lawsuits, and questions linger about how some of the measures will be financed.

Before his presidency was even a week old, Trump greenlit orders to ramp up immigration enforcement and kickstart construction on a wall along the southern border, allowing him to show progress on his campaign promises without waiting for Congress. But questions remain on how exactly Trump will finance the wall, and how he will pay for thousands...

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