Category: Biden

The Importance of Immigration Policy in Tonight’s Presidential Debate: Insights from the Law Offices of James A. Welcome

Posted on 06/27/24

As we approach tonight’s highly anticipated presidential debate between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump, the topic of immigration looms large. This face-off, their first since Trump’s departure from the White House in 2020, offers an opportunity for voters to understand how each candidate plans to shape America’s immigration future. At the Law

DACA Recipients To Gain Healthcare Access Under New Biden Rule

Posted on 05/13/24

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, established in 2012 by President Barack Obama, has provided over 600,000 young immigrants, known as “Dreamers,” protection from deportation and the ability to work legally in the United States. These individuals have contributed significantly to American society, paying billions in taxes, yet they have historically been excluded

Biden Admin Handed Major Victory By Supreme Court in Prioritizing Deportations

Posted on 06/24/23

On June 23rd, the United States Supreme Court sided with the Biden administration in an 8-1 decision, with Justice Brett Kavanaugh authoring the majority opinion. The ruling upheld the Immigration guidelines set forth by the Biden Administration that prioritized the deportation of illegal immigrants with serious criminal convictions and those who posed national security risks

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