Sec. 5. Detention Facilities. (a) The Secretary shall take all appropriate action and allocate all legally available resources to immediately construct, operate, control, or establish contracts to construct, operate, or control facilities to detain aliens at or near the land border with Mexico.
(b) The Secretary shall take all appropriate action and allocate all legally available resources to immediately assign asylum officers to immigration detention facilities for the purpose of accepting asylum referrals and conducting credible fear determinations pursuant to section 235(b)(1) of the INA (8 U.S.C.
Sec. 8. Additional Border Patrol Agents. Subject to available appropriations, the Secretary, through the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, shall take all appropriate action to hire 5,000 additional Border Patrol agents, and all appropriate action to ensure that such agents enter on duty and are assigned to duty stations as soon as is practicable.
(b) The Secretary shall take all appropriate action, including by promulgating any appropriate regulations, to ensure that asylum referrals and credible fear determinations pursuant to section 235(b)(1) of the INA (8 U.S.C.
TEI believes that a negotiated settlement of this dispute is both possible and desirable, and we urge the Department of Justice (with the assistance of the Treasury Department and IRS) to take all appropriate actions to modify the court's order and prevent the release of third-party tax return information, while ensuring that the underlying issue involved in the refund litigation can be fairly adjudicated.
A recent decision by the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico threatens to undermine the privacy protections accorded by section 6103 of the Internal Revenue Code, and TEI urges you to take all appropriate actions to staunch the possible damage.