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Title "Statement By Secretary John Kelly on the Entry of Lawful Permanent Residents into the United States"
Date 1/29/2017
Author DHS Secretary John Kelly
Author Institution Department of Homeland Security
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Abstract Secretary John Kelly's Statement:

"In applying the provisions of the president's executive order, I hereby deem the entry of lawful permanent residents to be in the national interest.

Accordingly, absent the receipt of significant derogatory information indicating a serious threat to public safety and welfare, lawful permanent resident status will be a dispositive factor in our case-by-case determinations."

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