Budgetary Impact Analysis for Executive Order Entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”
Statement from OMB Director Mick Mulvaney:
This executive order directs the heads of certain executive departments and agencies to take steps to prevent the admission of foreign nationals who intend to commit terrorist attacks in the United States. Implementing this executive order would have a de minimis impact on costs and revenues to the Federal Government. The benefits of this executive order include protecting our nation from foreign nationals who seek to do us harm, especially those who seek to exploit United States immigration laws and chaotic conditions in their countries of origin for malevolent purposes. Implementing this executive order would have a de minimis impact on mandatory and discretionary obligations and outlays, as well as on revenues to the Federal Government, in the 5-fiscal year period beginning in fiscal year 2017. The agencies anticipated to be impacted by this executive order include the Departments of Homeland Security, State, and Justice; and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.