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Is DHS Secretary Nielsen Willing to Enforce Immigration Laws?

Scott Greer has written an op-ed for the Daily Caller, "Trump Supporters Should Be Skeptical Of The New DHS Chief", which discusses the recent confirmation of Kirstjen Nielsen to the post of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary.

As the title clearly suggests, Greer has doubts about Nielsen's chops to carry forward the as-yet unfinished job of restoring integrity and respect for the nation's immigration laws. I share those doubts.

Supreme Court Clears Trump Travel Restrictions, for Now

On Monday the Supreme Court issued two brief orders in Trump v. Hawaii and Trump v. Int'l Refugee Assistance. These cases relate to the latest iteration of travel restrictions that the administration has imposed on nationals seeking visas from certain countries, as set forth in the September 24, 2017, Presidential Proclamation Enhancing Vetting Capabilities and Processes for Detecting Attempted Entry Into the United States by Terrorists or Other Public-Safety Threats (EO-3).
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