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Texas Federal Judge Rules DACA is Unconstitutional
Texas Federal Judge Rules DACA is Unconstitutional

On July 16, 2021, a federal judge in Texas ruled that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is illegal and blocked the Biden administration from accepting new applicants. However, current recipients can keep their status and continue to renew their ...

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Blog Posts in 2021

  • Biden Assigns More Staff to Review DACA Applications

    According to CBS News, the Biden Administration is currently assigning more immigration officers to review DACA applications in response to a massive ...

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  • DOJ Overturns Trump-Era Policies Limiting Asylum for Survivors of Violence

    On June 16, 2021, Attorney General Merrick Garland reversed legal rulings issued by the Trump administration that barred survivors of domestic ...

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  • DHS Opens Registration for TPS Designation for Myanmar/Burma

    On May 24, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a Federal Register notice (FRN) that designates Myanmar/Burma for Temporary ...

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  • DHS Designates Haiti for TPS for 18 Months

    On May 22, 2021, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas announced a new Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation of ...

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  • Biden Increases Refugee Cap to 62,500

    On May 3, 2021, President Joe Biden announced that his administration is increasing the cap on refugee admissions from 15,000 to 62,500 for this ...

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  • Biden Limits Immigration Arrests at U.S. Courthouses

    On April 27, 2021, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents are no longer authorized ...

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  • DHS Designates Myanmar for Temporary Protected Status

    On March 12, 2021, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas designated Myanmar – formerly Burma – Temporary Protected Status (TPS) status for ...

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  • DHS Designates Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status

    On March 8, 2021, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas designated Venezuela for Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 18 months – until ...

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  • Biden Replaces Trump's 'Remain in Mexico' Policy with New Asylum System

    As of February 19, 2021, the Biden administration has ended the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy and entered phase one of their plan ...

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