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Mar 27 2022
The Biden administration on Thursday is expected to publish a final rule designed to streamline the asylum process, an effort to remove those fleeing persecution from an immigration court system backlog that can leave them in limbo for years.
Under the new rule, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) expects asylum processes will take several months on average, compared to severalThe Hill
Jan 29 2021
Biden Will Launch Family Reunification Effort Next Week — After Promising To Start It On Inauguration Day
President Joe Biden plans to launch a task force aimed at reuniting migrant families separated by the Trump administration next week, despite initially promising to start this effort on his first day in office, a delay the White House blamed on the Senate not yet confirming a Department of Homeland Security leader.
Biden will sign an executive order creating this task force on Tuesday,Forbes
Jul 29 2022
Democrat President Joe Biden’s administration will fill gaps in certain areas of former President Donald Trump’s border wall on the U.S. southern border as the illegal immigration crisis hits Washington, D.C., following a decision by Republican governors to transport thousands of illegal aliens to the nation’s capital.
The Associated Press noted that Biden “pledged during his campaignThe Daily Wire
Jul 20 2021
The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday announced new security regulations for pipeline operators in an effort to bolster their defenses against cyberattacks.
Why it matters: The latest order comes in response to the ransomware operation against Colonial Pipeline in May, which crippled the United States' fuel supply and set off gas shortages across several states.
Sep 30 2021
U.S. officials think massive surge at southern border possible if Covid restriction is lifted Thursday
U.S. officials are quietly preparing for what they think could be the biggest surge in traffic at the southern border in decades if a Covid restriction that has blocked most migrants for almost two years is lifted Thursday.
On a call this week with senior Department of Homeland Security officials, Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas asked whether the department was prepared for a worst-caseNBC News (Online)
Dec 08 2022
The first congressman-elect from Generation Z said on Thursday that he was denied an apartment in Washington, D.C., over his "really bad" credit.
Maxwell Alejandro Frost, who is set to take the seat of Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., tweeted that he told his potential landlord that his credit was poor as he applied. He was then told it would be "fine" but was ultimately denied.
He saidNewsmax (News)
Mar 17 2023
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Oct 12 2021
The Biden administration on Tuesday announced U.S. immigration authorities will no longer carry out mass arrests of unauthorized immigrants at work sites, saying law enforcement efforts should focus on holding exploitative employers accountable.
In a memo, Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) should prioritize combating illegal acts committed by "CBS News (Online)
Sep 24 2021
Biden administration officials are struggling to explain a massive influx of Haitian migrants, failing to reconcile what is happening at the southern border and what President Joe Biden’s aides have said.
Administration officials insist the thousands of Haitian migrants turning up in Del Rio, Texas, are being expelled from the United States upon their arrival.
“If you come to theWashington Examiner
Sep 22 2021
Images of border patrol agents pursuing Haitian migrants on horseback this week sparked a media furor when reporters mistakenly claimed the agents were using whips to subdue the migrants.
The ensuing outrage prompted the Biden administration to launch an investigation this week into the tactics used by mounted border patrol agents, whose alleged actions Homeland Security SecretaryWashington Examiner