Category: Biden

Proposed USCIS Service Fee Hike Would Cause Undue Harm to Immigrant Families

Posted on 03/14/23

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently announced a proposed fee increase affecting certain immigration and naturalization benefit requests. Noting the influx of immigration applications, humanitarian programs, the need for additional USCIS employees, and application delays, DHS considers the fee increase justified. With 96% of USCIS funding from filing fees, DHS asserts that new fees

DOJ Calls Title 42 Supreme Court Case “Moot” After Biden Seeks End to Covid National Emergency

Posted on 02/10/23

Last week, President Biden declared an end to the government’s long-standing Covid national emergency. After nearly three years in effect and millions of lives lost from the deadly virus, the administration is seeking to do away with emergency benefits that supported millions.  In December of last year, the Supreme Court halted the administration’s attempt to

Biden Puts a Stop to Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” Policy

On Monday, The Department of Homeland Security ended the Trump-era “Remain in Mexico Policy.” Following the Supreme Court’s order and certification of its decision, the Biden administration moved to dismantle the program. First enacted in 2019, the program forced asylum seekers to await their court appearances outside of the United States. It received the blight