The incoming administration plans to introduce an immigration reform invoice that might grant computerized green cards to immigrants with Temporary Protected Status in addition to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients – who have been introduced to the U.S. as kids when their mother and father crossed the border illegally, Harris informed Univision.
The plan would come with a path to citizenship for hundreds of thousands dwelling within the U.S. illegally.
It “creates a path for the majority of the 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the country to” get citizenship, “first making them legal permanent residents, a status they could access within a period of eight years,” she stated, Univision reported.
Harris additionally informed the community the administration would work to streamline the trail to citizenship from 13 years down to 8, in accordance to Politico.
“It’s a smarter and much more humane way of approaching immigration,” Harris stated.
She additionally vowed to “expand protections” for DACA recipients and stated the administration “will make sure that people receive [coronavirus] vaccines regardless of their immigration status.”
The plan additionally proposes to add extra immigration judges to alleviate the backlog on the border, Politico reported.
She informed Univision Biden’s administration would additionally finish the controversial Trump coverage of “dividing and separating families at the border” when the mother and father arrive searching for asylum.
A bunch of immigration activists plans to meet with religion leaders in Delaware Wednesday, demanding a gathering with Biden to ensure that he makes “good on his campaign promises, and to act immediately when he takes office next week to protect families,” in accordance to Politico.