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What Trump has done and might do next

Sanctuary jurisdictions, H-1B visas next in the firing line

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U.S. President Donald Trump,center, signs an executive order establishing extreme vetting of people coming to the United States in Washington on January 27.   © Reuters

Global outrage was sparked when President Trump signed an executive order on Jan. 27, barring nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S. Reports emerged of people being detained at airports, and protests kicked off around the country. Though the order was stayed by a judge and a re-appeal rejected by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court, Trump pressed on. A second attempt at imposing travel restrictions through a March 6 executive order fell flat, blocked by a federal judge in Hawaii, but it is not clear that Trump is ready to give up just yet.

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