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On Immigration, Biden Goes Big In Opening Bid To Congress

Originally Publsihed in NPR Franco Ordoñez - January 20, 2021 President-elect Joe Biden, seen here speaking about national security last month, plans to make good on an election promise to send Congress an immigration bill on Day 1. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images President-elect Joe Biden plans to send a sweeping immigration proposal to Congress ...

Biden’s sweeping immigration bill, explained

Originally Published in Vox Nicole Narea - January 20, 2021 Biden is sending an immigration bill to Congress on his first day in office. Here’s what’s in it. By Nicole Narea@nicolenarea Jan 20, 2021, 9:10am EST On his first day as president on Wednesday, Joe Biden will send an ambitious immigration reform bill to Congress ...

Joe Biden Isn’t Wasting Any Time Reversing Donald Trump’s Horrible Legacy on Immigration

Originally Published in Mother Jones Isabela Dias - January 20, 2021 The proposed legislation creates a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants. A protester holds up a sign during a rally outside of the U.S. Supreme Court.Caroline Brehman/AP As he promised during his campaign, on his first day in office President Joe Biden ...

Biden to Announce Broad Plan to Reverse Trump Immigration Policies

Originally Published in The New York Times Michael D. Shear - January 19, 2021 Legislation he will propose on his first day as president will give undocumented immigrants the chance to become citizens and restore and expand programs for refugees and asylum seekers. Supporters of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in 2019 outside ...

Biden’s Nominee for Homeland Security Questioned on Immigration Policy

Originally Published in The New York Times Zolan Kanno-Youngs - January 19, 2021 Looming over the hearing was what to do about the country’s strained immigration laws as senators grilled Alejandro N. Mayorkas about white supremacy, immigration and the border wall. “It is my job to become involved, learn the problems that the agency confronts, ...

Biden immigration plan opposed by GOP, conservative groups

Originally Published in The Washington Post Alan Fram, Lisa Mascaro and Bill Barrow - January 18, 2021 President-elect Joe Biden stands with his wife Jill Biden after speaking at the Major Joseph R. “Beau” Biden III National Guard/Reserve Center, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021, in New Castle, Del. (Evan Vucci/Associated Press) WASHINGTON — Republican lawmakers and ...

Biden Launches Effort To Undo Trump’s Damage On Immigration

Originally Published in HuffPost Rowaida Abdelaziz - January 20, 2021 The reforms signal a new and welcomed era for immigrants, who were among Trump’s favorite scapegoats and targets. After years of Donald Trump attacking immigrants, President Joe Biden is beginning his tenure by undoing many of the former president’s policies and overhauling the U.S. immigration ...

Biden starts fast on immigration by halting border wall and travel ban while embracing DACA

Originally Published in CNN Priscilla Alvarez - January 20, 2021 (CNN) President Joe Biden kicked off his term by signing out a series of immigration executive actions, moving swiftly to undo many Trump administration policies and ending the national emergency that diverted millions of dollars to the border wall. Biden outlined an ambitious immigration agenda on ...

Biden to propose sweeping immigration bill on first day in office

Originally Published in CNN Dan Merica, Priscilla Alvarez and Jasmine Wright - January 19, 2021 (CNN) President-elect Joe Biden will unveil a comprehensive immigration plan on his first day in office, a source familiar with the proposal tells CNN, describing an agenda that provides a multi-year pathway to citizenship for the millions of undocumented immigrants currently ...
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