House Passes 2 Bills Aimed At Overhauling The Immigration System

By March 30, 2021In the News

House Passes 2 Bills Aimed At Overhauling The Immigration System 

Barbara Sprunt & Claudia Grisales, NPR (March 18, 2021)

The approval of two immigration bills in the House, the American Dream and Promise Act and the Farm Workforce Modernization Act, address status issues for agricultural workers and undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children. Both are promising adjustments to the U.S. immigration system, signaling the beginning of renewed immigration proposals introduced by President Biden. However, with GOP pushback on such legislation, each bill’s future in the Senate is uncertain.