After DACA ruling and other events, advocates call for immigration reform

Advocates hoped for sooner changes on immigration Since President Joe Biden launched his political campaign for the November 2020 elections, he and his team constantly emphasized the unpostponable need to restructure the immigration system from its roots and pave the way to remove outdated rules and implement immigration policies more aligned with the globalized world…

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After DACA ruling, pressure mounts to promote immigration reform

The USCIS can no longer approve new DACA applications Following a verdict by a federal judge in Texas, the USCIS (US Citizenship and Immigration Services) can no longer approve new applications for DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), which is a deportation relief program that protects young immigrants who came to the US as minors,…

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Biden's views on his administration's progress on immigration

First six months as president – Biden’s progress on immigration During the 2020 presidential election, there were several pivotal issues for the American population when choosing the nation’s next leader. On the one hand, clearly, the health crisis caused by the global Coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the economy has been a priority since…

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What has Biden done on immigration in his first six months?

Immigration – A Pillar for the Current Administration President Joe Biden arrived at the White House with the firm intention of improving the US immigration system, which, in his opinion, has been outdated and broken for quite some time now. Under this idea, the Biden administration has always had the goal of removing and lifting…

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CBP: Border Encounter Figures in Recent Months

CBP: Border Encounter Figures in Recent Months CBP (Customs and Border Protection), which is a branch of DHS (Department of Homeland Security), is one of the entities in charge of enforcing immigration law at the borders. To achieve this goal, CBP has more than 60,000 employees who oversee the border territory and protect the nation…

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Several immigration bills might still benefit Dreamers

Thousands of Dreamers are now in limbo During Donald Trump’s term, Dreamers went through difficult situations and were on the chopping block between 2017 and 2021. To give a little more context, Dreamers are young immigrants who came to the US as minors and who do not have legal documentation. In the Trump administration’s opinion,…

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Fourth consecutive month with more than 170,000 border apprehensions

Fourth consecutive month with more than 170,000 border apprehensions One of the biggest challenges facing the current administration of the US, if not the biggest, is the surge in illegal border crossings that has taken place primarily since the beginning of the year, when Democratic President Joe Biden took office. In other words, border forces…

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Canada is gaining international competitiveness over the US

Congress has not passed immigration reform in decades President Joe Biden, from day one in office, has been promoting comprehensive immigration overhaul in Congress, which, if passed, would substantially transform the US’ approach to immigration, an extremely important step if the country is to maintain its status as the world’s largest economy. This is because,…

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Biden may lift border restrictions soon

Trump’s restrictions on immigration Immigration was always an essential sector for former President Donald Trump’s administration (2017-2021), but in a rather negative way. In the opinion of former President Trump, the massive flow of immigrants can become quite detrimental to the US in general, meaning that it is something that can affect multiple sectors and…

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Chinese students to file lawsuit over travel restrictions

China asks the US to lift student restrictions One of the most appealing aspects of former President Donald Trump’s political identity was his stance on immigration. Since launching his campaign for the 2016 election, the former Republican president emphasized the need to reduce immigration levels and control the flow of foreigners in the US to…

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