28 Jun 2021

The Biden administration has announced that more “remain in Mexico” asylum seekers will be able to enter the U.S. to pursue asylum claims. The first of thousands of asylum seekers were admitted last week. This initiative is projected to aid tens of thousands of people.  The “remain in Mexico” policy forced migrants to stay in […]

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9 Jun 2021

The policy called for the returning of asylum seekers to Mexico as they awaited their court dates. Immigrant advocates have declared the end of the remain in Mexico policy a “huge victory”. Judy Rabinovitz, American Civil Liberties Union attorney and lead counsel stated, “The forced return policy was cruel, depraved, and illegal, and we are […]

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4 May 2021

President and CEO of the National Immigration Forum Ali Noorani stated, “I don’t think anybody anticipated the pent-up demand that was at the border.” During the last couple of months, the number of unaccompanied children arriving at the border has dramatically risen. According to experts, new immigration laws must be developed, aside from the feat […]

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24 Feb 2021

President Joe Biden has introduced his proposed immigration legislation, also known as the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, to Congress. The bill would initiate a complete overhaul of the United States immigration system. It would include an eight-year pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants, new technology to enhance border security and an increase in the […]

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9 Feb 2021

A pathway to citizenship for 11 million people would result from the extensive immigration bill President Biden is urging Congress to pass. Here are some intimate stories detailing the lives of undocumented immigrants the bill would aid. They discuss worries pertaining to safeguarding their family, their hopes for the future and desires for Congress to pass legislation […]

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26 Jan 2021

President Biden wasted no time after being officially inaugurated, signing 17 executive orders, memorandums and proclamations. Out of these 17 initiatives, six relate to immigration policy. Initiated policies included an effort to maintain the DACA program, which avoids the deportation of immigrants who came to the United States as children. Biden also proposed an immigration […]

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