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Mica Rosenberg

Biden's bold immigration overhaul may face a Republican wall in Congress

Jan 21 2021

WASHINGTON It was a bold opening salvo from the incoming administration of President Joe Biden: an immigration bill that would open a path to citizenship for roughly 11 million people living in the country illegally. But even the Democratic senator leading the charge acknowledged on Thursday that passing it would be "a Herculean task."

Biden's bold immigration overhaul may face a Republican wall in Congress

Jan 21 2021

WASHINGTON, Jan 21 It was a bold opening salvo from the incoming administration of President Joe Biden: an immigration bill that would open a path to citizenship for roughly 11 million people living in the country illegally. But even the Democratic senator leading the charge acknowledged on Thursday that passing it would be "a Herculean task."

Biden swiftly begins sweeping away Trump's immigration barriers

Jan 21 2021

WASHINGTON U.S. President Joe Biden signed half a dozen executive orders on Wednesday to reverse several hardline immigration policies put in place by former President Donald Trump, although migration experts warn that it will take months or longer to unravel many of the restrictions imposed in the past four years.

Biden swiftly begins sweeping away Trump's immigration barriers

Jan 20 2021

WASHINGTON U.S. President Joe Biden signed half a dozen executive orders on Wednesday to reverse several hardline immigration policies put in place by former President Donald Trump, although migration experts warn that it will take months or longer to unravel many of the restrictions imposed in the past four years.

Biden begins presidency as Trump ended his - with a sharp focus on immigration

Jan 20 2021

LOS ANGELES, Jan 20 Within hours of being sworn in as president on Wednesday, Joe Biden will announce an immigration bill that would open a path to citizenship for millions of immigrants in the country unlawfully, a sharp contrast to the policies of outgoing Republican President Donald Trump.

Biden's choice for U.S. homeland security chief pledges to confront 'domestic extremism'

Jan 19 2021

NEW YORK President-elect Joe Biden's nominee to lead the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Alejandro Mayorkas, said on Tuesday he would empower intelligence staff at the agency to gather information on extremist threats in "an apolitical, nonpartisan way" following a violent attack on the U.S. Congress.

U.S. judge blocks expulsions of unaccompanied children under Trump's pandemic-related border rules

Nov 18 2020

WASHINGTON A U.S. district court judge on Wednesday blocked expulsions of unaccompanied children caught crossing into the United States, a setback for the outgoing Trump administration, which said the policy was aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus.

'I just couldn't be silent': How American women decided the 2020 presidential race

Nov 07 2020

By Mica Rosenberg, Gabriella Borter, P.J. Huffstutter, Mimi Dwyer and Chris Kahn

Amid pandemic, sharply increased U.S. detention times put migrants at risk

Oct 09 2020

The 31-year-old Cuban rancher arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border after crossing through nearly a dozen countries to seek political asylum in the United States.

INSIGHT-Amid pandemic, sharply increased U.S. detention times put migrants at risk

Oct 09 2020

Oct 9 The 31-year-old Cuban rancher arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border after crossing through nearly a dozen countries to seek political asylum in the United States.

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