Tag: Executive Orders and Memorandums

Bob Casey Was an Understated Senator. Then Came Trump.

Mr. Casey is not behaving like a senator approaching a re-election race next year in a state Mr. Trump carried, erasing any expectation that vulnerable Democrats would edge toward Mr.…
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Immigration Arrests Rise Sharply as a Trump Mandate Is Carried Out

Many of the arrests took place at immigrants’ homes, as teams of agents spread out in the early hours of the morning to catch people before they left for work,…
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A Travel Ban’s Foe: A Young Firebrand and Her Pro Bono Brigade

That kind of talk, and her accomplishments, have turned Ms. Heller and her organization, the International Refugee Assistance Project, or IRAP, into heroes of Mr. Trump’s opponents and causes célèbres…
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Trump Discards Obama Legacy, One Rule at a Time

The result was a historic reversal of government rules in record time. Mr. Trump has used the review act as a regulatory wrecking ball, signing 13 bills that erased rules…
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White House Said to Draft Plan for U.S. Break From Nafta

Photo Unfinished buildings at a site where Ford had planned a factory in Villa de Reyes, near San Luis Potosi, Mexico. Credit Pedro Pardo/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images WASHINGTON —…
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‘Dreamers’ Are Not Target of Immigrant Crackdown, Cabinet Officials Say

“But,” he added, “I just wish these kind of issues were dealt with legally by the United States Congress.” Continue reading the main story Mr. Sessions made a similar observation…
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Trump Order Takes Aim at Tax Regulations Imposed by Obama

Photo President Trump at a news conference on Thursday. He has directed the Treasury Department to review finance industry regulations imposed by the Obama administration. Credit Doug Mills/The New York…
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Jeff Sessions Dismisses Hawaii as ‘an Island in the Pacific’

Photo Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Virginia last month. His comments this week about Hawaii have drawn criticism. Credit Chet Strange for The New York Times WASHINGTON — Attorney General…
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How Trump’s ‘Hire American’ Order May Affect Tech Worker Visas

What is the H-1B program, and why is the president focused on it?The H-1B program grants 65,000 work visas a year to foreigners, with 20,000 more visas granted to foreigners…
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