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LA Times Report: Long Beach, CA Answers the Biden Administration Call to Provide Shelter to Migrant Children

According to a report from the Los Angeles Times, Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia has answered the Biden Administration’s call to provide local support for vulnerable migrants. Himself an immigrant from Peru, Mayor Garcia is moving forward with a plan to house up to 1,000 vulnerable migrant children at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment …

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Biden Administration Tells Supreme Court it is Dropping Defense of President Trump’s Public Charge Rule

According to reporting from NBC News, the Biden Administration informed the Supreme Court that the Department of Justice (DOJ) is dropping its defense of the former President Trump’s so-called ‘Public Charge’ rule. With consent of the parties, the nation’s highest court dismissed the upcoming case on the matter. In this article, our immigration attorney explains …

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President Biden Revoked Proclamation 10014 (The Trump Visa Ban)

On February 24th, 2021, President Joe Biden issued A Proclamation on Revoking Proclamation 10014. Effectively immediately, the wide-reaching visa ban put into place by the Trump Administration is no more. This is great news for many people who have been waiting on the approval of their immigration visa. Here, our Los Angeles immigration law attorney …

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Biden Administration Prepares Rollback of ‘Remain and Mexico’ Policy, Set to Begin Processing Asylum Applications

According to a new report from the Los Angeles Times, the Biden Administration is planning to start processing the application of asylum seekers who were forced to ‘remain in Mexico’ under rules and regulations put in place by President Trump. In doing so, the administration will allow thousands of migrants who have been stuck waiting …

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Biden Administration Set to Release New Guidelines for ICE that Could Reduce Arrests and Deportations

According to a report from The Texas Tribune, President Biden is set to unveil new guidelines for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents that reorient the agency’s policies away from harsh and aggressive immigration enforcement. Here, our Los Angeles deportation defense attorney explains the most important things you should know about the Biden Administration’s …

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President Biden Signs New Executive Orders on Immigration

On February 2nd, 2021, President Biden signed an Executive Order on Restoring Faith in Our Legal Immigration Systems and Strengthening Integration and Inclusion Efforts for New Americans. The collection of three executive actions are focused on rolling back Trump Administration regulations and strengthening our country’s immigration policies. It is the latest part of a more …

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Politico Report: Biden Administration Will Replace Top Immigration Court Official (A Trump Ally)

According to reporting from Politico, the Biden Administration is taking immediate action on our immigration courts. President Biden will replace James McHenry, a close ally of the Trump Administration, as the Director of the Executive Office for Immigration Review. It is an important change and a strong signal that the Biden Administration is taking the …

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President Biden Plans to Send Bill to Congress to Give Legal Status to 11 Million Undocumented Immigrants

The Biden Administration is starting to roll out its immigration reform plans—and some of the proposals are more ambitious than were previously expected. As reported by the Los Angeles Times, President Biden is expected to ask Congress to pass a legislation that, among other things, provides legal status to approximately 11 million undocumented immigrants. In …

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Biden Administration, Mexican Government, and Others Left to Deal With President Trump’s Mess at the Southern Border

Officially referred to as the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), the Trump Administration’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy has created a tremendous amount of hardship for vulnerable asylum seekers. With only a couple of weeks left in the administration, President-Elect Biden—and the Mexican government—are currently trying to figure out how to clean up the mess at the …

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United States Senate Passes the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2020

On December 2nd, 2020, the United States Senate passed the Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2020. It represents the biggest legislative step yet in what has been a winding road for the proposed reform. If signed into law, the bill would eliminate national origin caps for employment visas, potentially reducing backlogs and wait times …

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