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Round Two of President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration: What’s Changed and What Hasn’t Changed

03.16.2017

We have entered round two of the bout between President Trump’s administration and various challengers over the legality of the President’s Executive Order titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” originally issued on January 27, 2017 (the “Order”). In round one, the Ninth Circuit upheld a lower court’s decision halting enforcement of the original Order during the pendency of litigation. In an effort to bypass the delayed implementation of the original Order, President Trump signed a new, scaled-back version of the Order on March 6, 2017, which is set to go into effect on March 16, 2017. Leading the second round of litigation over the new Order are Hawaii and Washington with Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, and Oregon joining in the Washington suit with respect to the original Order. As was the case with the original Order, the new Order includes two key provisions that have the potential to affect your workforce. Click here to read the full article.

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