CFGI / U.S. Immigration / News & Alerts President Trump's Executive Orders and CFGI Summaries 4/18/2017 CFGI Page ContentPresident Trump has issued the following executive orders related to immigration as of April 18, 2017:Border Security and Immigration Enforcement ImprovementsThis order includes first steps for construction of a physical wall on the southern border.Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United StatesThis order among other things, cuts off federal funding for sanctuary cities.Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States (updated 3-6-17 with new order)See the CFGI Summary of - “Key Takeaways for Employers” and “What Should Employers Do Now?”. This order, informally can includes travel restrictions for foreign nationals from six countries (Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen), as well as a pause on refugee programs. This order has been restrained by court order.Buy American and Hire American See the CFGI Alert. This order instructs four federal agencies - DHS, DOJ, DOL, & DOS - to propose new rules and guidance aimed at protecting the interests of U.S. workers, and also instructs the same agencies to suggest reforms to the H-1B program.In addition to these executive orders, additional draft executive orders have been leaked related to immigration. These are draft executive orders that could be changed.Protecting American Jobs and Workers by Strengthening the Integrity of Foreign Worker Visa ProgramsSee the CFGI Summary. This order would significantly impact employers should it be made final and issued, but is unlikely to be issued now that the "Buy American and Hire American" order has been issued. However, many items in the order are likely to remain administration priorities and could be acted upon even without an executive order. The order instructs agencies to undertake a variety of actions including investigations, as well as to propose regulations, enforcement activities and reporting that would bring changes for B-1s, H-1Bs, L-1s, OPT, J-1 summer work travel, E-2s, green cards and more.Ending Unconstitutional Executive AmnestiesThis order would end the DACA program, but without canceling existing work authorization. DACA recipients currently working for employers would be unable to renew their work authorization after expiration under this order. Protecting Taxpayer Resources by Ensuring Our Immigration Laws Promote Accountability and ResponsibilityThis order would address the public benefits immigrants receiveView the CFGI Press Release responding to these executive orders.