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Executive Order Defined

Executive Order:  A declaration by the president or a governor which has the force of law, usually based on existing statutory powers, and requiring no action by the Congress or state legislature.
         (definition from
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary)

Explanation of Presidential Executive Order issued Jan. 27, 2017

The World Relief Organization has issued an explanation of President Trumps Executive Order of Jan. 27, 2017 entitled “Executive Order: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”. 

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