Vice President-elect comments on immigration proposals from the incoming government

The incoming government and the immigration sector During the most recent presidential election in the US, which took place on November 3, 2020, the local population had to decide between the two strongest candidates: Current President Donald Trump, who belongs to the Republican political party and was seeking reelection. Former Vice President Joe Biden (Barack…

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Executive action needed to improve the immigration system

Executive action needed to improve the immigration system During the last four years, the Trump administration has hindered immigration processes of all kinds, restricting the entry of asylum seekers and refugees to the US, reducing employment opportunities for highly qualified foreign workers, increasing requirements for family members of American citizens or Legal Permanent Residents and…

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Joe Biden proposed an immigration reform

The role of immigration during the presidential elections The most recent presidential elections of the US took place on November 3, 2020. Despite the fact that the global Coronavirus pandemic, the sanitary and economic crisis and the health system were the main issue and received constant attention from the two strongest candidates, there were also…

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The immigration system could change under the Biden administration

The immigration system might change under the Biden administration The presidential elections of the US were quite close between the current president, Donald Trump, who belongs to the Republican political party and former Vice President Joe Biden (Barack Obama’s term), who belongs to the Democratic political party. Aside from having a diametrically opposite view regarding…

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Report proposes new paradigm for immigrants fleeing dangerous situations

Report proposes new paradigm for immigrants fleeing dangerous situations The Center for American Progress (CAP) recently released a report called “A Rights-Centered Paradigm for Protecting the Forcibly Displaced,” which proposes several alternatives for the US to play a more humanitarian role regarding immigrants who must leave their countries to avoid precarious situations. Thousands of immigrants…

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Court of Appeals suspends public charge rule again

The Trump Administration and the “Public Charge Rule” In an attempt to reduce immigration and narrow opportunities for foreigners to obtain legal permanent residence or Green Card, the current administration of the US, led by President Donald Trump, restructured and transformed the “Public Charge Rule.” This rule was first implemented in the Immigration Act of…

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Activists in caravan call for immediate attention from incoming administration to immigration

Activists in caravan call for immediate attention from incoming administration to immigration The Democratic nominee, Joe Biden, was elected by the local population to be the 46th president of the US. After the election results came to light, dozens of organizations and immigrant rights advocates raised their voices, calling on the Biden administration to deliver…

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Activists call for immigration reform beyond the DACA program

The controversy surrounding DACA The current president of the US Donald Trump, along with his cabinet, has always had the goal of reducing immigration at all costs. With this, we refer to strategies to curb illegal immigration and protect borders, as well as rules and policies to reduce legal immigration and humanitarian programs. For instance,…

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Report proposes new methods to improve the local immigration system

ICE immigration enforcement The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency is one of the branches of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which has several tasks such as conducting investigations and operations to locate undocumented immigrants across the US, oversee immigration detention centers, prevent illegal immigration, and protect borders. However, methods and protocols used by…

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Biden vows to turn the tide on immigration in his first 100 days

The most recent presidential election in the US 2020 has been a very peculiar year for the world. The sudden arrival of the global Coronavirus pandemic and its massive global outbreak definitely changed the course of humanity and the way we relate to our environment. In the case of the US, this year has brought…

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