• Biden Administration Reopens Protection Program for At-Risk Central American Children
    September 22, 2021

    The Departments of State and Homeland Security announced recently that they will be accepting new applications for the Central American Minors (CAM) Program, created to process immigrant children into the United States in a humane and efficient manner. This announcement is part of the agencies’ plan to reopen and expand the CAM program, which the […] The post Biden Administration Reopens Protection Program for At-Risk Central American Children appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Del Rio Migrant Camp Shows How Biden Administration Is Not Living Up to Its Promises
    September 21, 2021

    Roughly 14,000 Haitians arrived at the border across from Del Rio, Texas in mid-September and walked across the Rio Grande to seek asylum. Many first left Haiti in 2010 following a devastating earthquake that killed over 100,000 people and have been pushed from country to country ever since. With Haiti in disarray following the assassination […] The post Del Rio Migrant Camp Shows How Biden Administration Is Not Living Up to Its Promises appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Immigration Reform in Budget Reconciliation Is Off to a Rocky Start but Much Is Yet to Come
    September 20, 2021

    Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth MacDonough on September 19 rejected Democrats’ initial attempt to include immigration reform provisions in a $3.5 trillion spending bill currently making its way through Congress. Senate Democrats are already formulating alternative proposals for MacDonough to consider in the days ahead. Democrats had initially proposed that the spending bill provide a pathway to […] The post Immigration Reform in Budget Reconciliation Is Off to a Rocky Start but Much Is Yet to Come appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Court Allows ICE to Use Enforcement Priorities Set by the Biden Administration
    September 16, 2021

    The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday stayed a significant part of an earlier decision by the Northern District of Texas that would have blocked the implementation of the Biden administration’s immigration enforcement priorities. In doing so, the Fifth Circuit emphasized that decisions regarding whom to detain and prosecute remain the purview of the […] The post Court Allows ICE to Use Enforcement Priorities Set by the Biden Administration appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]

  • Fear of Another 9/11 Continues to Drive US Immigration Policy 20 Years Later
    September 14, 2021

    The September 11th terrorist attacks not only led to the tragic deaths of 2,977 people, they fundamentally changed the nature of immigration law and policy in the United States. Since 9/11, the U.S. government has viewed every non-U.S. citizen seeking to enter the country as a potential threat. Foreign tourists and students, temporary workers, permanent […] The post Fear of Another 9/11 Continues to Drive US Immigration Policy 20 Years Later appeared first on Immigration Impact. […]