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Marsha Blackburn, Colleagues Introduce Stopping Border Surges Act

 

U.S. SenateWashington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) along with Senators Mike Lee (R-Utah), Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) introduced the Stopping Border Surges Act, a bill to address loopholes in our immigration system which encourage vulnerable immigrant populations to take dangerous, illegal paths of entry into the United States.

“Migrants exploit our immigration system to illegally enter and stay in the United States,” said Senator Blackburn. “This process enriches cartels and coyotes that traffic illegal immigrants across the border.”

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

Senator Marsha Blackburn.

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President Joe Biden’s statement on American Dream and Promise Act of 2021

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – In every generation, America has been enriched and strengthened by wave after wave of new immigrants. Dreamers and TPS holders, for whom the United States is home, are part of our national fabric, and make vital contributions to communities across the country every day.

Many have worked tirelessly on the frontlines throughout this pandemic to keep our country afloat, fed, and healthy—yet they are forced to live with fear and uncertainty because of their immigration status. 

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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President Joe Biden’s Proclamation on Revoking Proclamation 10014

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – The suspension of entry imposed in Proclamation 10014 of April 22nd, 2020 (Suspension of Entry of Immigrants Who Present a Risk to the United States Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak), as extended by section 1 of Proclamation 10052 of June 22nd, 2020 (Suspension of Entry of Immigrants and Nonimmigrants Who Present a Risk to the United States Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak), and section 1 of Proclamation 10131 of December 31st, 2020 (Suspension of Entry of Immigrants and Nonimmigrants Who Continue To Present a Risk to the United States Labor Market During the Economic Recovery Following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak), does not advance the interests of the United States. 

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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President Joe Biden’s Memorandum on Redressing Our Nation’s and the Federal Government’s History of Discriminatory Housing Practices, Policies

 

Memorandum For The Secretary Of Housing And Urban Development

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1.  Background and Policy.  Diverse and inclusive communities strengthen our democracy.  But our Nation’s history has been one of great struggle toward this ideal.  During the 20th century, Federal, State, and local governments systematically implemented racially discriminatory housing policies that contributed to segregated neighborhoods and inhibited equal opportunity and the chance to build wealth for Black, Latino, Asian American, and Pacific Islander, and Native American families, and other underserved communities. 

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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President Joe Biden’s Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants, Non-Immigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus Disease

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – The Federal Government must act swiftly and aggressively to combat coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19.  The national emergency caused by the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak in the United States continues to pose a grave threat to our health and security. 

As of January 20th, 2021, the United States had experienced more than 24 million confirmed COVID-19 Coronavirus cases and more than 400,000 COVID-19 Coronavirus deaths.  It is the policy of my Administration to implement science-based public health measures, across all areas of the Federal Government, to prevent further spread of the disease.

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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President Joe Biden Preserves, Fortifies Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

 

Memorandum For The Attorney General The Secretary Of Homeland Security

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, it is hereby ordered as follows:

Section 1.  Policy.  In 2012, during the Obama-Biden Administration, the Secretary of Homeland Security issued a memorandum outlining how, in the exercise of prosecutorial discretion, the Department of Homeland Security should enforce the Nation’s immigration laws against certain young people. 

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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President Joe Biden’s Executive Order on the Revision of Civil Immigration Enforcement Policies and Priorities

 

The White HouseWashington, D.C. – By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: 

Section 1.  Policy.  Immigrants have helped strengthen America’s families, communities, businesses and workforce, and economy, infusing the United States with creativity, energy, and ingenuity.  The task of enforcing the immigration laws is complex and requires setting priorities to best serve the national interest. 

United States President Joe Biden.

United States President Joe Biden.

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