Immigration Reform 2021 – Biden’s Immigration Reform

The Biden Administration is off to a quick start in announcing immigration reforms as well as issuing executive orders. This page will be a resource to track those changes over time.

Immigration reform legislation

President Biden has sent a proposed immigration bill to Congress for consideration.

Immigration reform through executive actions

President Biden ended the discriminatory travel bans, often called Muslim bans, by revoking Executive Order 13780 and Proclamations 9645, 9723, and 9983.

President Biden froze pending regulations and rules which would have impacted significant parts of the immigration system.

Ending the Trump Administration’s executive order on priorities for interior enforcement of immigration laws.

Reinstating Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians to allow for continued work permits.

Preserving DACA, ending the Trump Administration’s attempts to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.