Donald Trump signed an executive order banning travel from seven Muslim countries. DHS and other officials forcibly removed some from their U.S.-bound planes and detained or deported others who’d recently arrived in the U.S., including those who had visas or green cards. In the resulting chaos, DHS refused to give detainees access to counsel and continued to hold them for several hours even after the courts intervened.
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Donald Trump’s Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, announced he’ll seek to punish “sanctuary cities” that don’t cooperate with federal agencies such as Immigration and Customs Enforcement in their efforts to deport as many undocumented immigrants as possible.