Biden Administration’s New Public Charge Rule Should End Fear of Trump Wealth Test

Biden Administration’s New Public Charge Rule Should End Fear of Trump Wealth Test

Washington, D.C. United States 20 January 2022. Joe Biden United States President Doing Signature. (Shutterstock) By Aaron Reichlin-Melnick, Immigration Impact Three years ago, the Trump administration sent fear throughout immigrant communities across the nation with its Public Charge rule, which functioned as a wealth test for green card applicants. This fear had been amplified by […]

Biden Moves to Stabilize the Lives of Hundreds of Thousands of DACA Recipients, but Critical Work Remains

Biden Moves to Stabilize the Lives of Hundreds of Thousands of DACA Recipients, but Critical Work Remains

Philadelphia, PA / USA – 1/20/2018: Closeup of woman in sunglasses holding a homemade protest sign that reads: “SAVE DACA” – a crowd of demonstrators is in the background. (Shutterstock) By American Immigration Council Staff Last week, the Biden administration published the final version of a regulation that seeks to preserve the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals […]

ICE is Developing New ID Card for Migrants Amid Growing Arrivals at the Border

ICE is Developing New ID Card for Migrants Amid Growing Arrivals at the Border

By Priscilla Alvarez, CNN The Biden administration is developing a new identification card for migrants to serve as a one-stop shop to access immigration files and, eventually, be accepted by the Transportation Security Administration for travel, according to two Homeland Security officials. The initiative is part of an ongoing effort by the Biden administration to […]

A DC-based Immigration Advocacy Group Has a Message Alejandro Mayorkas: “Do Your Job”

A crowd gathered in protest outside the Secretary of Homeland Security’s home.

A DC-based Immigration Advocacy Group Has a Message Alejandro Mayorkas: “Do Your Job”

Voces de la Frontera, a DC-based advocacy group gathered in protest outside Secretary Mayorkas’ home. Photo: Courtesy of VDLF By Carlos Nogueras, AL DIA NEWS In the early morning of July 25, a Washington D.C.-based advocacy group Voces de la Frontera gathered in protest outside the home of the Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, […]

Biden Administration Asks Supreme Court to Stay Court Order Blocking it From Setting Immigration Enforcement Priorities

Biden Administration Asks Supreme Court to Stay Court Order Blocking it From Setting Immigration Enforcement Priorities

New York City, June 29, 2018 – People marching to convince the government to abolish ICE in Lower Manhattan. (Shutterstock) By Priscilla Alvarez, CNN (CNN) – The Biden administration asked the Supreme Court on Friday to stay a court order blocking the Department of Homeland Security from implementing immigration enforcement priorities — potentially setting up […]

Administration Seeks Supreme Court OK on Deportation Policy

The Biden administration is asking the Supreme Court to allow it to put in place guidance that prioritizes deportation of people in the country illegally who pose the greatest public safety risk.

Administration Seeks Supreme Court OK on Deportation Policy

02-03-2022 Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico, a group of migrants from South America crossed the Rio Bravo border between Mexico and the United States to request asylum. (Shutterstock) By Mark Sherman and Paul Weber, ABC News WASHINGTON — The Biden administration asked the Supreme Court on Friday to allow it to put in place guidance that prioritizes […]

Biden is Facing Another Major Immigration Decision. The White House is Still Weighing What to Do.

Biden is Facing Another Major Immigration Decision. The White House is Still Weighing What to Do.

By Sabrina Rodriguez, Politico The Biden administration is facing a major deadline to decide the fate of hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan exiles living in the United States. But with days to go for a decision, officials are still torn, juggling the benefits it could have on their political standing in Florida and the potential […]

Biden Handed big Immigration win by Supreme Court but Challenges Remain

Immigrant advocates and Democratic leaders pressed the Biden administration to swiftly end “Remain in Mexico” after a ruling cleared the path — at least temporarily — to do so.

Biden Handed big Immigration win by Supreme Court but Challenges Remain

By Sabrina Rodriguez, Politico President Joe Biden’s immigration agenda got a rare win Thursday — but the Supreme Court’s ruling on “Remain in Mexico” served as a reminder to many Democrats and advocates of just how many more immigration battles remain unresolved. The court’s 5-4 decision notes the Biden administration has the discretion to end […]

Biden Administration Halts Limits on ICE Arrests Following Court Ruling

Biden Administration Halts Limits on ICE Arrests Following Court Ruling

By Camilo Montoya-Galvez, CBS News The Biden administration on Saturday halted its limits on immigration arrests to comply with a court ruling that took effect over the weekend, leaving deportation agents across the U.S. without any official instructions on which immigrants they should, and should not, detain. In September 2021, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas […]