The change means the wait is over for hundreds of thousands of job-seeking foreigners and those pursuing permanent residency in the U.S. to apply for the coveted immigration documents.
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley turned away people because they could not prove they live in the United States. Proof of residency and citizenship are not required under state rules.
President Biden has called his predecessor's "Remain in Mexico" program for asylum-seekers "inhumane." Next week, a new program begins, but details are still being worked out.
President Biden has been working to unwind many of the executive actions taken by former President Donald Trump. But the administration has warned that the changes will take time.
The Trump-era immigration policy resulted in thousands of family separations at the U.S-Mexico border.
Monday on Political Rewind: A flurry of executive orders marks President Joe Biden’s first days in office. One of his priorities has been to introduce a major immigration reform bill, which includes plans to roll back a number of immigration orders from the previous administration.
Also: The New York Times revealed a previously unknown effort by former President Donald Trump to overturn the results of the presidential election in Georgia.
One of the most daunting immigration challenges facing the Biden administration is what to do about the multitudes of migrants who want asylum protection in the United States.
Biden will send Congress a proposal that would protect millions of people from deportation, marking a dramatic turn from President Trump's hardline immigration tack.
President-elect Biden plans to end the Trump administration's travel ban on Muslim-majority countries on Day 1. But immigrant advocates say the lasting effects of the policy will be harder to undo.
President-elect Joe Biden says he will roll back many of President Trump's actions on immigration — but it will take longer than immigrant advocates might have hoped.
More women are coming forward to say they were pressured to have reproductive surgeries they did not want or understand, offering a glimpse into alleged medical abuses at an ICE detention center.
Scientists and investors born outside the U.S. played crucial roles in the development of COVID-19 vaccines — a remarkable vindication for the argument that innovation depends on immigration.
Joe Biden has promised to reverse the Trump administration's most restrictive immigration policies. But he did not include immigration as one of his four core priorities.
Originally from Singapore, Stacey Mei Yan Fong loves baking and America. For a project she calls 50 Pies/50 States, she's made an elaborative representative pie for each state.
The court overturned a Justice Department decision denying the asylum of a former Colombia police officer who received multiple death threats from the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.