How are family and business immigration related?

Business immigration The US immigration system is quite broad and offers multiple alternatives for foreigners who plan to come to the country to work, study, reunite with their beloved ones, invest, travel as tourists, inter alia. One of the most important services offered by the local immigration system is the options available to foreign workers.…

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Jeff Sessions regrets the separation of immigrant families under his supervision

Family separation at the borders under Trump’s “Zero Tolerance Policy” Former President Donald Trump never agreed with the idea of offering immigration benefits to people who decide to cross the US borders without legal documentation. In his view, offering undocumented immigrants a path to legal residence, whether temporary or permanent, or American citizenship would only…

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Immigrant families could benefit from Biden's project

Trump tried to curb immigration amid the health crisis The sudden arrival of the global Coronavirus pandemic allowed the Trump administration to substantially restrict immigration in the US, which was one of its main goals since the former president launched his political campaign for the 2016 elections. The US, like many other countries, decided to…

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More parents of immigrant minors have been located

More parents of immigrant minors have been located Currently, the Biden administration is carrying out the family reunification project, which aims to reunite hundreds of immigrant minors, who are still in the custody of the US, with their parents. Certain policies of the Trump administration led to the separation of immigrant families at the borders.…

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Families separated under the Trump administration may remain in the US

Immigrant families separated at the borders by Trump’s policies Between 2017 and 2021, the Trump administration carried out one of the most comprehensive immigration plans in recent history of the US. Through hundreds of executive actions, the Trump administration transformed the immigration system, increasing eligibility requirements to enter the country and hindering humanitarian processes for…

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Immigrant families affected by other restrictions still in place

Trump’s Muslim ban In January 2017, seven days after taking office, former President Donald Trump issued Executive Order 13769 called “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” which substantially limited the entry of foreigners from several Muslim countries. Through this order, the Trump administration paused the USRAP (US Refugee Admission Program)…

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Border forces release immigrant families within the US

The US can no longer return immigrant families to Mexico Since March 2020, the US has been rapidly returning undocumented immigrants detained by border forces to Mexico and other countries on grounds of health emergency. In fact, the global COVID-19 pandemic allowed the Trump administration to restrict immigration and thousands of immigrants have been deported…

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Mexican law bans the US from returning immigrant families

The health crisis allowed the Trump administration to return immigrants to Mexico The sudden arrival of the global Coronavirus pandemic forced governments around the world to implement emergency measures to protect local populations, improve health system infrastructure, and boost the economy in times of crisis. Many countries decided to close the borders as a prevention…

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Hundreds of immigrant minors have not been able to find their parents

Immigrant families separated at the borders The so-called “Zero Tolerance Policy,” which was officially implemented by the Trump administration in 2018, unleashed a gigantic humanitarian crisis as it led to the separation of immigrant minors from their parents at the borders, and hundreds of them have not been able to find them. To understand the…

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President Biden issues executive order to reunify immigrant families

Immigration policies led to the separation of families at the borders Reducing immigration was always a priority for the Trump administration, just as improving the immigration system is a priority for the current administration of the US, headed by President Joe Biden, the Democratic candidate who took office two weeks ago (January 20, 2021). To…

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