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Biden’s Newly Proposed Rule Would Expedite Asylum Claims

Posted on 08/19/21

The Department of Homeland Security and Department of Justice jointly announced a proposed policy that would prioritize deportations, expedite the asylum process for thousands, and reduce the immigration court backlog. Announced on Wednesday, the policy aims to embolden humane approaches when dealing with immigrants who are fleeing persecution while alleviating the tremendous processing burden our


ICE To Halt Most Arrests and Deportations For Victims of Crimes Under New Policy

Posted on 08/16/21

Last week the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) announced an updated policy guided toward welcoming dialogue between individuals who have been victims of crimes and ICE officers. The announcement illuminates the administration’s stance when it comes to ICE agents and their confrontations with victims of crime. The new policy will prohibit most deportations and


First Woman Confirmed By U.S. Senate to Head USCIS

Posted on 08/11/21

The United States Senate has confirmed its first United States Citizenship and Immigration Service Director since 2019. Ur Jaddou will helm one of the largest agencies that fall under the Department of Homeland Security’s apparatus. Jaddou’s senate confirmation was 47-34, filling an essential immigration position that remained in command of acting directors for years. As