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DHS Publishes Rule to Preserve and Fortify Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Posted on 08/31/22

Last week, Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas of the Department of Homeland Security announced measures to codify the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Obama-era executive order sought to protect undocumented immigrants who entered the United States while a minor. The August 24th USCIS announcement reinforced the Biden administration’s commitment to upholding humane immigration practices


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


Supreme Court Orders Biden Administration to Stop Implementing Immigration policy

In a setback for the Biden Administration and undocumented immigrants, the United States Supreme Court communicated yet another unfavorable immigration directive. The Supreme Court halted the Biden administration’s efforts to implement its immigration enforcement guidelines which first came into fruition in September of last year. Secretary of DHS, Alejandro Mayorkas issued the memorandum guidelines for