Biden Revokes Trump’s Pause on Green Cards

Since taking office, President Biden has issued several executive orders and directives aimed at lifting restrictions on immigrants put in place over the past four years.

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Supreme Court to Hear Cases on Abortion Referrals and Immigration

The cases, both challenges to Trump administration initiatives, may become moot if the Biden administration reverses course.

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A Trump Immigration Policy Is Leaving Families Hungry

The “public charge” rule was supposed to ensure that green cards go only to self-sufficient immigrants, but in the pandemic, it is driving up hunger and leaving Joe Biden with a quandary.

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Trump’s ‘Public Charge’ Immigration Rule Is Vacated by Federal Judge

The policy created a wealth test that would disqualify immigrants for green cards if they were deemed likely to use public benefits.

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Trump’s Overhaul of Immigration Is Worse Than You Think

This administration has attacked every aspect of the immigration system — and it won’t be easy to undo.

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Judge Halts Trump’s Wealth Test for Green Cards Over Coronavirus Pandemic

New York and other states sued the Trump administration over new limits on the “public charge” rule, which critics said would discourage immigrants from seeking medical treatment during the pandemic.

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Immigration Officers Face Furloughs as Visa Applications Plunge

Nearly 70 percent of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services employees will be furloughed because the immigration processing fees that fund the agency have plummeted.

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Immigration Agency That Issues Visas, Green Cards Struggles to Stay Afloat

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has asked Congress for a lifeline amid the coronavirus pandemic that has caused applications to plummet and brought it to the brink of insolvency.

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New Immigration Limits Cause Anxiety in Families and Businesses

President Trump’s move to suspend some green cards could make it harder for many immigrants to reunite with loved ones or work in the United States.

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Trump Blocks Green Cards During Coronavirus

After pledging on Twitter to end immigration during the pandemic, President Trump moved to block new green cards but stopped short of ending all work visas.

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Trump Plans to Suspend Immigration to U.S.

The president portrayed the measure, his most wide-ranging attempt yet to seal off the country from the world, as a bid to save Americans’ jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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