Biden Administration Announces end to Horrific Title 42 Border Policy

Biden Administration Announces end to Horrific Title 42 Border Policy

Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico, 12-06-2021 100 migrants were returned to Mexico under title 42 health measure due to the pandemic that is currently being experienced in the world. (Shutterstock) By Rebekah Wolf, Immigration Impact The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Friday that it will be terminating the Title 42 border policy. The U.S. […]

The Biden Administration Let Over 200,000 Green Cards Go to Waste This Year

The Biden Administration Let Over 200,000 Green Cards Go to Waste This Year

By Walter Ewing The Biden administration failed to issue more than 200,000 permanent resident visas (or “green cards”) that were allotted in fiscal year 2021 for immigrants sponsored by U.S. employers or family members. Roughly 150,000 visas for family-based immigrants and as many as 80,000 visas for employment-based immigrants had gone unused by September 30, […]

Biden Administration Revokes Trump’s Health Insurance Visa Ban

Biden Administration Revokes Trump’s Health Insurance Visa Ban

By Walter Ewing, Immigration Impact President Biden revoked a proclamation issued by former President Trump in 2019 that required nearly all prospective immigrants to demonstrate that they would be covered by private health insurance or were wealthy enough not to need it. Those needing health insurance would have to be covered within 30 days of […]

Biden-Harris Administration Making Strides; Yet Much More Needed on Immigration Reform

Biden-Harris Administration Making Strides; Yet Much More Needed on Immigration Reform

Marchers demanding the Biden administration make progress on immigration reform, head to a rally near the US Capitol. March began at Black Lives Matter Plaza. – Washington, DC – May 1, 2021 (Shutterstock) WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following President Biden’s address to a joint session of Congress, the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Immigrant Justice Project and Southeast Immigrant Freedom […]

Firsthand Experiences Inside ICE Facilities During the Pandemic Underscore Why Immigration Detention Should be Abolished

Firsthand Experiences Inside ICE Facilities During the Pandemic Underscore Why Immigration Detention Should be Abolished

ICE Protest outside Bergen County Jail – Protester holding “Abolish ICE” sign marching at a protest. – Hackensack, New Jersey, USA – November 27th, 2020 (Shutterstock) By American Immigration Council Staff, Immigration Impact Many of us will always vividly remember the fear and lack of control that took hold as COVID-19 spread through our communities. […]

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Initial Actions to Address the Gun Violence Public Health Epidemic

FACT SHEET: Biden-Harris Administration Announces Initial Actions to Address the Gun Violence Public Health Epidemic

President Joe Biden delivers remarks to Department of Defense personnel, with Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III – Washington DC, USA – February 10, 2021 (Shutterstock) By White House Today, the Biden-Harris Administration is announcing six initial actions to address the gun violence public health epidemic. The recent high-profile […]

Biden Immigration Overhaul Would Reunite Families Split up by Deportation

Biden Immigration Overhaul Would Reunite Families Split up by Deportation

Families separated by the border between Mexico and the United States meet this morning at the Rio Grande, where they hug for four minutes. – Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico, 06-24-2017 (Shutterstock) By Robert McKee Irwin, The Conversation Hundreds of thousands of immigrant families have been separated by deportation from the United States, in many cases with […]

Congressional Democrats Announce One of the Most Progressive Immigration Reform Plans in History

Congressional Democrats Announce One of the Most Progressive Immigration Reform Plans in History

By Walter Ewing, Immigration Impact Progressive Democrats in the House of Representatives are gearing up to demand a comprehensive overhaul of the U.S. immigration system when the Biden administration and a new Congress are in place early next year. This reform effort will go beyond reversing the Trump administration’s extreme anti-immigrant policies, with the stated […]