While the Biden administration’s take on immigration initially seemed to be the opposite of his predecessor’s, it’s a bit more nuanced. Our Practical Law attorney-editors discuss what that means for attorneys and employers.
US and Mexico discuss immigration in high level meetings
A United States delegation has discussed immigration and regional development in a series of meetings in Mexico at a time that rising numbers of migrants arriving at their shared border has concerned both countries
How new immigration legislation would fit into an already complex system
U.S. says it is effectively ending detention of immigrant families
U.S. immigration authorities will no longer use a small Pennsylvania detention center to hold parents and children seeking asylum, part of a broader shift by President Joe Biden’s administration to reduce the use of family detention.
Biden immigration reform bill: What’s changing in 2021 for green cards, citizenship
President Biden’s US Citizenship Act of 2021 has been introduced in Congress. The bill sets a course for naturalization while seeking to reverse former President Trump’s tight immigration policies.
White House lifts Trump order that temporarily banned certain immigrant visas during pandemic
The Immigration Actions President Biden Plans To Sign
President Biden is set to sign a series of executive actions on Tuesday to begin to reunite migrant children separated from their parents after crossing the United States border, take steps to restore the asylum system, and review the Trump administration’s changes for the legal immigration system.
‘Dreamers,’ DACA and Biden’s First Try on Immigration
The young immigrants known in the U.S. as Dreamers, and the federal program known as DACA that was designed to protect them from deportation, have dominated the fraught debate over immigration reform in Washington for the better part of a decade.
Joe Biden to prioritize legal status for millions of immigrants
Biden’s decision to immediately ask Congress to offer legal status to an estimated 11 million people in the country has surprised advocates.
President-elect Joe Biden’s decision to immediately ask Congress to offer legal status to an estimated 11 million people in the country has surprised advocates given how the issue has long divided Democrats and Republicans, even within their own parties.
Biden Faces First Immigration Challenge Before Taking Office As Migrant Caravan Makes Way To U.S.
Joe Biden is already facing his first immigration challenge, with his transition team forced to respond to a caravan of thousands of migrants and asylum seekers making its way to the U.S. border.