The Biden administration freezes restrictions on business immigration

The Trump Administration’s view on business immigration Reducing immigration was always one of the goals of the Trump administration, both legal and illegal. Former President Trump states that mass immigration can become an unnecessary burden on the economic system, taxpayers and the federal government. Adding to that, in his opinion, immigrants, especially those covered by…

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Alejandro Mayorkas, the DHS secretary, comments on the migrant caravan

Migrant caravan from Central America The Central American territory is going through a gigantic crisis. With this, we refer not only to the health crisis generated by the global coronavirus pandemic, but also because countries such as Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua felt the impact of several hurricanes in November 2020, during the Atlantic Hurricane Season,…

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Senate Foreign Relations Committee Democratic staff comment on ACAs

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Democratic staff comment on ACAs On January 18, 2021, two days before President-elect Joe Biden took office, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Democratic staff released a report denouncing Trump’s Asylum Cooperative Agreements (ACAs) and urge the Biden administration to remove these policies to protect the human rights of the most vulnerable…

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Biden revokes Executive Action 13768

Executive Action 13768 – Brief Explanation It is no secret that the political identity of former President Trump is strongly related to his stance on immigration and the ideal of reducing the number of foreigners entering the US. Therefore, since taking office in 2017, he has used all the tools at his disposal to restrict…

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Asylum seekers call on Biden's government to act as soon as possible

Restrictive policies on the political asylum process Over the past four years, the political asylum process has changed considerably under the administration of former President Donald Trump, who increased eligibility requirements and restrictions for asylum seekers through executive actions, Final Rules, and policies. In the opinion of former President Trump, the scenarios to request political…

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Presidential memorandum to protect DACA

Presidential memorandum to protect DACA Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is an immigration benefit implemented by the Barack Obama administration in 2012. This program defers forced removal of young immigrants known as Dreamers, who came to the US without legal documentation when they were minors. DACA, aside from offering protection from deportation, allows Dreamers…

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Biden's stance on the border wall

The Trump administration’s border wall Illegal immigration is an increasingly complex issue around the world. Thousands of people are trying to flee from danger, persecution, violence and lack of resources, and are looking for new opportunities in first world countries. In fact, irregular immigration has also been present amid the global Coronavirus pandemic, despite the…

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The Biden administration's first actions regarding immigration

The Biden administration’s first actions regarding immigration Immigration has always been quite a controversial issue among the American population and during presidential elections. For instance, the two strongest candidates in the most recent presidential elections of the US (November 2020) had a diametrically opposite stance when it comes to immigration. Now that President-elect Joe Biden…

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Mexican President asks the US government to reform immigration policies

Nearly 9,000 people try to reach the US in a migrant caravan Most Central American countries are facing a crisis unprecedented in recent history. Apart from the health crisis caused by the global Coronavirus pandemic, which also unleashed a gigantic economic crisis, countries such as Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua felt the impact of several natural…

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President Trump grants legal status to Venezuelans before leaving office

President Trump grants protection for Venezuelans before leaving office It is no secret that the Venezuelan people have experienced a truly precarious existence under Nicolas Maduro’s regime. Almost five million Venezuelans have had to leave their country to seek opportunities and economic stability elsewhere due to current shortages in Venezuela. With this, we refer to…

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