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Fact Sheet: The Biden-Harris Administration Takes New Actions to Increase Border Enforcement and Accelerate Processing for Work Authorizations, While Continuing to Call on Congress to Act
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is announcing another series of actions to increase enforcement across the Southwest Border, accelerate processing of work authorizations, and the decision to redesignate and extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Venezuela.
The United States is making it easier for eligible individuals from El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Colombia, Cuba and Haiti to be reunited with family in the United States, the latest example of the U.S. effort to expand lawful pathways and offer alternatives to dangerous and irregular migration.
Fact Sheet: CBP One Facilitated Over 170,000 Appointments in Six Months, and Continues to be a Safe, Orderly, and Humane Tool for Border Management
The CBP One App is a free online tool available to migrants in Central and Northern Mexico for individuals to schedule appointments to present themselves at a POE along the Southwest Border.
U.S. businesses in industries as varied as hospitality, tourism, landscaping, seafood processing, and more depend on seasonal workers, and temporary work visas allow noncitizen workers to enter the U.S. to help meet that need.
Fact Sheet: Data From First Six Months of Parole Processes for Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans and Venezuelans Shows That Lawful Pathways Work
Data from the first six months from January to June of parole processes for Cubans, Haitians, Nicaraguans, and Venezuelans shows that the Biden-Harris Administration’s commitment to expanding lawful pathways as an alternative to irregular migration has yielded positive results.
As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s work to prepare for the end of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Title 42 public health Order, which will expire after May 11, 2023, and to return to processing all noncitizens under Title 8 immigration authorities, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice have issued a final rule to incentivize the use of lawful pathways.
DHS and State are implementing that plan within the constraints of a broken immigration system that Congress has repeatedly failed to fix, including by not acting on President Biden’s comprehensive immigration reform proposal, bipartisan legislation to protect Dreamers and farm workers, or repeated requests for additional resources.
DHS is dedicated to battling child exploitation and abuse from every angle: identifying and rescuing victims, protecting and supporting victims and survivors, locating and apprehending perpetrators, and raising awareness through public education and outreach.
Fact Sheet: Update on DHS Planning for Southwest Border Security Measures as the Title 42 Public Health Order Ends
DHS has been preparing for the end of the Title 42 public health Order for well over a year. In April 2022, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas issued the DHS Plan for Southwest Border Security and Preparedness, laying out a six-pillar plan to manage an increase in encounters once the Title 42 public health Order is no longer in effect. DHS updated the plan this past December and presents the most recent preparedness efforts below.
The Department of State (State) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) are announcing sweeping new measures to further reduce unlawful migration across the Western Hemisphere, significantly expand lawful pathways for protection, and facilitate the safe, orderly, and humane processing of migrants.