Senate must review immigration bills recently passed by the House

Current immigration bills The US immigration system went through a series of rather prominent changes under Donald Trump’s term, who led the White House from January 2017 to January 2021. Most of Trump’s policies on immigration sought to reduce alternatives available to immigrant communities, narrow legal immigration programs, and increase eligibility requirements for foreigners to…

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Dreamers still don't feel completely safe

Young immigrants in the US and the DACA program Throughout the US history, there has always been a gigantic debate within different branches of the government regarding immigrants who were brought to the country without legal documentation when they were minors, who are commonly known as Dreamers. There are members of the government who support…

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Comprehensive immigration overhaul

Comprehensive immigration overhaul The current administration of the US plans to restructure the entire immigration system and pave the way to promote the first comprehensive immigration reform since the 80s. In fact, the Biden administration recently unveiled a fairly ambitious immigration bill, which is currently under congressional review, and which, if passed, would substantially transform…

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Trump's actions will have a lasting effect on immigration

Hundreds of changes to the immigration system The US administrations tend to reshape the immigration system depending on their ideals, goals and proposals, which makes policies change regularly, and immigrant communities have access to different benefits depending on the president of the nation and his/her team. One of the administrations that substantially transformed the immigration…

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Biden hasn't changed the annual refugee limit yet

Biden hasn’t changed the annual refugee limit yet One of the most prominent differences between former President Donald Trump and current President Joe Biden is their stance and opinion regarding immigration. On the one hand, it is well known that Trump wanted to reduce immigration at all costs and implemented hundreds of policies that substantially…

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Texas Governor calls on Biden to retake Trump's border practices

The Biden administration’s response to the current border situation The current president of the US, Joe Biden, has always been quite open about his opinion when it comes to the immigration sector. The president states that the country is in essence an immigrant nation and, therefore, the federal government has an obligation to expand alternatives…

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Mexican restrictions increase current border controversy

Trump deported thousands of migrants to Mexico Under the Donald Trump administration (2017-2021), the US experienced a substantial reduction in immigration, from processes based on employment or study, to humanitarian programs for vulnerable populations. This is because one of the previous administration’s priorities was to restrict immigration at all costs, arguing that the massive influx…

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Democrats are also commenting on the current border situation

Biden tries to promote comprehensive immigration overhaul Immigration is a mainstay for the Biden administration. By this, we mean that since President Biden launched his political campaign for the 2020 elections, he has constantly emphasized the need to reform the entire immigration system and adopt policies that benefit international cooperation strategies and current global needs,…

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Sheriff's Coalition Call on Biden to Implement Stricter Border Policies

Sheriff’s Coalition Call on Biden to Implement Stricter Border Policies On Wednesday, April 7, 2021, a group of 275 sheriffs, led by Bristol County Sheriff Thomas Hodgson, sent a letter to President Jode Bien, expressing concern about the surge of illegal border crossings that has taken place in the US over the past eight weeks.…

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Report reveals there are other alternatives to immigration detention

The US Detention and Deportation System Immigration is usually a very relevant issue among the American population because thousands of foreigners try to reach the US annually. However, more than legal immigration, the most particular and controversial issue is irregular immigration. Thousands of migrants try to enter the US without prior authorization and, because they…

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