January 2022

Reconciliation update

A look back on 2021

  • dramatically curbing interior enforcement by directing ICE to focus only on undocumented individuals who pose a national security risk;
  • ending long-term family detention;
  • expanding eligibility for TPS, deferred action, parole, and asylum;
  • dropping the Trump administration’s extreme iteration of the public charge rule;
  • rescinding the Trump-era travel bans;
  • and putting forward a long-term plan to address the drivers of migration in the region.

Asylum backlog reaches a record high

Summit of the Americas



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Marshall Fitz

Marshall Fitz

Managing Director of Immigration at the Emerson Collective. Advocate for humanity, sports junky, 1/2-assed Buddhist, proud papa and spouse. Views obv my own.