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May 3, 2021

Rebuilding the refugee resettlement program

The refugee resettlement goal for 2021 increases On May 3rd the Biden Administration signed the Presidential Determination on Refugee Admissions, approving an admissions cap of 62,500 refugees to be resettled in fiscal year 2021. With this action, the US refugee resettlement program can now restart the processing of refugee cases, including scheduling travel for cases ... Read more

March 23, 2021

Standing with our Asian American community

Last week we experienced a terrible loss when eight people were killed, including six Asian American women targeted by this attack. Unfortunately, this tragedy is part of a long history of violence aimed at the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community here in the USA. Since the outbreak of the COVID pandemic, we have ... Read more

February 18, 2021

Guide to the 2021 US Citizenship Act

President Biden proposes a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants. Here’s what you need to know. The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021 was introduced in Congress on February 18, by Senator Bob Menendez and Representative Linda Sanchez. This immigration bill is the same proposal President Joe Biden presented in January to reform our immigration system. ... Read more

February 3, 2021

Biden Administration signs executive orders

President Biden was sworn into office on January 20, 2021. His administration has already signed many executive actions that include coronavirus response, the environment, workplace protections, regulation and immigration.  An executive order is a directive made by the President of the United States asking federal agencies to take a specific action. An executive order is ... Read more