Biden Presidential Actions: Immigration

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 Presidential Determination No. 2021–06 of May 3, 2021

Emergency Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions for Fiscal Year 2021

Reverses an earlier Biden Presidential Determination that set the cap on Refugee Admissions at 15,000 and raises the cap to 62,500.

Executive Order 14013 of February 4, 2021 (Rebuilding and Enhancing Programs to Resettle Refugees and Planning for the Impact of Climate Change on Migration)

Section 207(b) of the Immigration and Nationality Act 8 U.S.C. 1157(b)

 Proclamation 10199 of April 30, 2021

Suspension of Entry as Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting Coronavirus Disease 2019

The entry into the United States, as nonimmigrants, of noncitizens who were physically present within the Republic of India during the 14-day period preceding their entry or attempted entry into the United States is hereby suspended and limited subject to section 2 of this proclamation.

 

Presidential Determination No. 2021-05 of April 16, 2021

Emergency Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions for Fiscal Year 2021

Keeps emergency refugee admissions at 15,000 but expands allocations to include qualified persons from Cuba; Eurasia and the Baltics; Iraq; Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador.

Executive Order 14024 of April 15, 2021

Blocking Property With Respect To Specified Harmful Foreign Activities of the Government of the Russian Federation

 

EO 14022:  Termination of Emergency with Respect to the International Criminal Court

EO 14013:  Rebuilding and Enhancing Programs to Resettle Refugees and Planning for the Impact of Climate Change on Migration

EO 14012:  Restoring Faith in Our Legal Immigration Systems and Strengthening Integration and Inclusion Efforts for New Americans

  • Revokes Memo of 5/23/19, Enforcing Legal Responsibilities of Sponsors of Aliens

EO 14011:  Establishment of Interagency Task Force on the Reunification of Families

  • Revokes EO 13841, Affording Congress an Opportunity to Address Family Separation

EO 14010:  Creating a Comprehensive Regional Framework to Address the Causes of Migration, to Manage Migration Throughout North and Central America, and to Provide Safe and Orderly Processing of Asylum Seekers at the United States Border

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