Earlier today, President Biden met with six DACA recipients to discuss immigration policies and the need for a path to citizenship. After years of back-and-forth, permanent legal status for DACA recipients is long overdue. Here are some of the internet’s best responses to the meeting: Today 6 #DACA recipients will meet w/ Pres Biden to… Continue »

Parecía prácticamente imposible que cientos de familias separadas durante el gobierno anterior se pudieran reunir de nuevo alguna vez. En medio de una cruel retórica antiinmigrante, de una política de “tolerancia cero” en la frontera y, sobre todo, de una Casa Blanca tomada por la xenofobia durante cuatro largos años, la esperanza de que padres… Continue »

Washington, DC — President Biden’s administration is making progress in cleaning up the mess left by the Trump administration’s neglect, mismanagement and cruelty. This week, the world is watching as families are reunited for the first time since they were separated under Trump’s disgraceful family separation policy. And now, we are seeing the number of… Continue »

Because of the incredible work from the groups Al Otro Lado, Immigrant Defenders Law Center, and Families Belong Together, Sandra Ortíz and Bryan Chávez were reunited yesterday after spending three long years separated due to Trump’s zero tolerance policy.  Although the significance of seeing this family’s reunification cannot be overstated, it still comes with the… Continue »

Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said last week at a UCLA Center for Immigration Law Policy conference that the agency is reviewing Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians, Cameroonians and Mauritanians.  The development comes after over 500 advocates, including Rev. Jesse Jackson, Black Lives Matter co-founders Opal Tometi and Alicia Garza, author… Continue »

One immigration moment from President Joe Biden’s first speech before Congress stands out–when he said “Let’s end our exhausting war over immigration,’ and added, “Let’s argue over it, let’s debate it, but let’s act.” And that is the key phrase: let’s act. Because we have heard speech after speech filled with beautiful and emblematic words… Continue »

Today, the Bidden-Harris administration announced remarkable success in decreasing the number of unaccompanied migrant children held in custody by U.S. Customs and Border Protection—with a decline of nearly 84 percent in the last month alone. CNN: Number of Children Held in Border Patrol Facilities Drops 84% Since Peak Last Month Here are some key takeaways… Continue »

The first 100 days of a new administration say a lot about the new president’s priorities for the next four years. They set the tone for the new administration and give insight to the country’s new direction.    In 2021, the Biden Administration has made it clear that their focus on immigration not only involves undoing… Continue »

De la declaración del presidente Joe Biden sobre inmigración en su primer discurso ante el Congreso resalta cuando dijo que “pongamos fin a nuestra exhausta guerra sobre inmigración”. Y agregó: “Discutamos, debatamos al respecto, pero actuemos”. Y esa es la palabra clave: actuar. Porque hemos visto pasar discurso tras discurso, con bellas y emblemáticas palabras… Continue »

President Joe Biden stood firm as the nation’s leader last  night during his first joint session of Congress. He spoke about combating the COVID-19 pandemic, urged Americans to get vaccinated, and shared his plans on healthcare, foreign policy, gun control, police brutality, jobs, infrastructure, and immigration. As predicted, President Biden used this joint session of… Continue »