Biden explores green card grants for long-term illegal immigrants amid southern border challenges

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Joe Biden is considering changes to immigration policies at the southern border, in the form of granting green cards and amnesty to some illegal immigrants. Here's what we know about this potential move and the current situation.

The Biden administration is looking at a plan to give green cards to illegal immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for more than ten years. To qualify, these immigrants must meet specific conditions.

They should have relatives who would face difficulties if they were deported. Also, they should not have serious criminal records. If approved, these individuals could apply for permanent residency.

Another idea from the Justice Department's Executive Office for Immigration Review suggests granting green cards to up to 4,000 undocumented immigrants facing deportation each year. However, applicants might have to wait for an immigration judge's approval, which could take a long time.

In addition to these potential changes, the Biden administration is considering offering more support to states and cities that have taken in many illegal immigrants. There's also talk about making it harder for illegals to claim "credible fear" of deportation at the border.

It's important to note that there's a limit to how many removals the attorney general can cancel each year. According to a memo from December 2017, this limit is set at 4,000 illegal aliens per fiscal year.

Now, let's look at some numbers to understand the scale of the issue. Border Patrol recorded about two million encounters with illegals at the southern border in the 2023 fiscal year. This is up from around 1.7 million in 2021, according to Customs and Border Protection data.

The Biden administration's approach to immigration has been compared to actions taken during the Obama administration, especially the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This program started in 2012 and provided relief from deportation for illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as minors.

In his first 100 days as president, Biden took several executive actions to reverse former President Donald Trump’s immigration policies such as the “Remain in Mexico” program, actions which were later upheld in federal court rulings.

While some people support the potential changes in immigration policies, others have concerns. Congressional Republicans, for example, have criticized the Biden administration for altering previous immigration policies and rules. They suggest that reinstating certain policies could help reduce illegal immigration at the southern border.

In response to the increasing number of illegal immigrants, Texas officials have taken steps to enhance border security. They've deployed more National Guard troops, State Troopers, and other law enforcement personnel in El Paso.

This decision follows incidents where groups of illegals broke down border fences and charged into the country near El Paso, leading to confrontations with the Texas National Guard.

Furthermore, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas revealed some concerning statistics earlier this year, saying that over 85% of the illegals who enter the U.S. are released into the country.

Additionally, Border authorities have apprehended 270 people whose names are on U.S. terror watchlists in the past two fiscal years, with another 50 encountered so far in the current fiscal year.

Additionally, due to Biden's expansion of humanitarian parole, more than 320,000 illegal immigrants from countries like Cuba, Haiti, Nicaragua, and Venezuela have entered or been flown into the U.S.

This program gained national attention after a Venezuelan national, who entered the U.S. illegally in 2022, was charged with murdering a Georgia nursing student.

The Biden administration is considering potential changes to immigration policies at the southern border, which could include granting green cards and amnesty to certain groups of illegal immigrants.

As the administration evaluates these measures, the ongoing challenges and complexities surrounding immigration policy continue to be central topics in political discussions and debates in the United States.

The MPP initiative or “Remain in Mexico” policy aimed to deter what Trump officials referred to as fraudulent asylum claims. However, advocates argued that the policy put vulnerable migrants, including families with young children, at risk.

Under the MPP, more than 65,000 non-Mexican asylum seekers were returned to Mexico to await their court hearings in the U.S. Many of these individuals stayed in Mexico for extended periods, ranging from months to years, as they waited to present their cases in U.S. courtrooms near the border.

On his first day in office, Joe Biden halted the construction of the southern border wall and ended the "Remain in Mexico" policy. House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) recently commented on the potential impact of reinstating the MPP, saying, “Remember, it was on his very first day in office that President Biden stopped construction of the southern border wall and he ended the Remain in Mexico policy.

“If the Biden administration would reinstate just the 'Remain in Mexico' policy, it could stem the flow by probably 70% or more — but he refuses to do it.”
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That will close the door of the cipher, J.Biden's Hate America Career! What he's done to America will follow him for the rest of his life.


That will close the door of the cipher, J.Biden's Hate America Career! What he's done to America will follow him for the rest of his life.


FJB, DOJ & the other Alphabet Depts have to go.


Joe Biden, being puppeteered by Obama snd Clinton, would never do anything to pro-America. He wouldn’t recognize it anyway.

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