Friday, April 23, 2021

Democrats won’t Vote on Biden’s Immigration Plan This Month

Democrats have promised to place key immigration bills on the floor this month, but President Biden’s immigration bill won’t be one of them. Instead, Democrats are moving ahead with an alternative plan: place Biden’s immigration bill through committee with the full House votes on more targeted immigration legislation that already has the support of Representatives. […]

The Biden Administration Relies on a Trump Policy to Turn Migrants Away

The Biden Administration has moved efficiently to distance itself from Trump-era immigration policies but at the U.S. – Mexico border, a pandemic-related order put in place by former President Trump remains in effect allowing officials to continue turning away thousands of migrants. Biden officials state that the order criticized by immigrant advocates gives the administration […]

Democrats Prepare for Problems Over Biden’s Immigration Plan

President Biden’s immigration plan will finally land on Capitol Hill next week, but supporters who are hoping for change now that Democrats control all of Washington are in for a disappointment. Facing a rapidly approaching deadline in April to act, Democrats are instead focusing to pass popular immigration bills that already have bipartisan backing, including […]

President Biden Suspends Deportation for 100 Days & Pauses “Remain in Mexico” Policy for Asylum Seekers

On his first full day in office as President, Biden announced two important immigration policy changes. The first policy change was the 100-day pause on deportations And the second one was that asylum seekers who attempt to enter the U.S. will no longer be part of a  policy enacted under former President Trump that forced […]

Biden Plans to Announce a New Immigration Bill with 8- year Path to Citizenship

President- elect Joe Biden plans to announce a new immigration bill on day one of his administration. This new immigration bill seeks to provide an 8-year path to citizenships for 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S., this is a huge change compared to Trump’s harsh immigration policies. The legislation places Biden on track […]

Kamala Harris Teases Biden Administration Immigration Priorities

The upcoming administration, President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President- elect Kamala Harris, will focus their term in office in decreasing  wait times to obtain citizenship, granting automatic green cards to protected undocumented immigrants and adding immigration judges to decrease backlogs on court hearings. During an interview, Harris mentioned an immigration reform bill that her and […]