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Committee on the JudiciaryIntroducedJanuary 30th, 2017
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A bill to nullify the effect of the recent Executive order that temporarily restricted individuals from certain countries from entering the United States.
This bill rescinds the provisions of Executive Order 13769, entitled "Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States." Among the order's major provisions are restrictions on the entry of immigrants and nonimmigrants from seven countries (Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen) and additional limitations on refugee admissions to the United States.
If the President of these United States is allowed to 'call the shots' on such immensely impactful immigration policies, the Executive Branch will have precedent to quickly engulf more and more powers that should be relegated to Congress. Trump's EO is harmful and unnecessary, but its most dangerous impact will be on the authority it gives future Presidents if left unchallenged.