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Executive Actions: Fixing Our Broken Immigration System


November 21, 2014. The President asked Secretary Johnson and Attorney General Eric Holder to undertake a rigorous and inclusive review to inform recommendations on reforming our broken immigration system through executive action. This review sought the advice and input from the men and women charged with implementing the policies, as well as the ideas of a broad range of stakeholders and Members of Congress from both sides of the aisle. Our assessment identified the following ten areas where we, within the confines of the law, could take action to increase border security, focus enforcement resources, and ensure accountability in our immigration system.

Attachment Ext. Size Date
Executive Action: Strengthen Border Security PDF 1.49 MB
Executive Action: Revise Removal Priorities PDF 137.54 KB
Executive Action: End Secure Communities and Replace it with New Priority Enforcement Program PDF 1.49 MB
Executive Action: Personnel Reform for ICE Officers PDF 1.08 MB
Executive Action: Expand Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program PDF 3.03 MB
Executive Action: Expand Provisional Waivers to Spouses and Children of Lawful Permanent Residents PDF 1.01 MB
Executive Action: Revise Parole Rules - Entrepreneurs PDF 2.54 MB
Executive Action: Revise Parole Rules - Parole-in-Place and Deferred Action PDF 728.66 KB
Executive Action: Revise Parole Rules - Advance Parole PDF 85.67 KB
Executive Action: Promote the Naturalization Process PDF 1.00 MB
Last Updated: 06/08/2022
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