On Tuesday, President Joe Biden plans to sign an order modernizing the US immigration system, later than originally planned because of delays in approving a new Homeland Security Department secretary, the White House said on Friday.
White House Press Secretary, Jen Psaki also told reporters at a news conference that candidate Alejandro Mayorkas will chair a task force that aims to reunite migrant families who were divided by the immigration policies of predecessor Donald Trump at the US-Mexico border.
“On Tuesday, President Biden will deliver remarks and sign an executive order advancing his priority to modernize our immigration system,” she told reporters. “The task force will be led by the Secretary of Homeland Security once he is confirmed,” she said.
Biden, a Democrat, has promised to reverse a variety of measures that former Republican President Trump put in motion, a task that could take months or years to complete.
This news has lit a fire of hope amongst several visa category applicants. Joe Biden hopes to reform the several wrong decisions put in place by the former President Donald Trump.
With the news in play as of now, everyone is hopeful of seeing the world’s largest economy piece itself together under the new President Joe Biden.
Biden was booked to sign the new actions on Friday, however Psaki said they were all the while hanging tight for Alejandro Mayorkas, Biden’s candidate for security of Homeland Security, to be affirmed by the Senate.
One request will be to put under audit for different Trump organization guidelines intended to control legitimate migration, including the public charge rule, which spots green card candidates under serious extra monetary investigation.
Mr. Biden is already reversing and changing many policies of the Trump period, including the freezing of the border wall and the revocation of the separating scheme between migrant families crossing the border.
He also aims to give the 11 million undocumented people still in the country an eight-year path to citizenship.
Migrants are awaiting news on changes to U.S. immigration policies by the new Biden administration that they hope would bring them into the country. Protesters also gathered Tuesday on the US-Mexico border to demand immigration enforcement changes from the current Biden administration.