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Politics Biden seeks to undo Trump immigration policies in first 100 days in new proposal

16:45  12 december  2019
16:45  12 december  2019 Source:   abcnews.go.com

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Some of Biden ’s biggest proposals from his immigration plan include reinstating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program first created during the Obama Administration, working with Congress to create a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently in

The immigration plan is the second major policy proposal issued by Mr. O’Rourke’s presidential On the first day of his presidency, Mr. O’Rourke said, he would issue an executive order that The Trump administration has sought to end protections for many of those immigrants rewrite of the country’s immigration and naturalization laws, but he pledged to use his first 100 days in office to push for a

Former Vice President Joe Biden released his formal immigration plan on Wednesday expanding upon previously announced broad strokes of his proposal along with his plan for sending aid to Central America.

Joe Biden wearing a suit and tie: Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden responds to a question during a town hall meeting at the Culinary Union, Local 226, headquarters in Las Vegas, Dec. 11, 2019.© Las Vegas Sun via AP Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden responds to a question during a town hall meeting at the Culinary Union, Local 226, headquarters in Las Vegas, Dec. 11, 2019.

Some of Biden’s biggest proposals from his immigration plan include reinstating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program first created during the Obama Administration, working with Congress to create a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently in the United States, and reversing the Trump administration’s asylum policies that restrict the number of migrants seeking humanitarian refuge in the U.S.

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Joe Biden said Wednesday he would reverse Donald Trump ’s immigration policies during his first 100 days in office while renewing a push for Congress to The aides previewing his proposal did not explain how that would be different from Obama’s approach, which Biden has repeatedly defended.

WASHINGTON — Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Wednesday released an immigration plan that calls for undoing President Trump ’s policies and acknowledges “pain” caused by deportations that occurred during his time as vice president

The former vice president has faced scrutiny over his record on immigration as a member of the Obama administration, and the nearly 3 million people who were deported during their eight years in office. Last month in South Carolina, Biden faced an extended protest during a town hall after he refused to commit to ending all deportations as president, instead pledging to prioritize deportations of those in the U.S. illegally who have committed felony crimes.

On Wednesday, Biden was challenged on this point by Isaac Crop, a worker at Disneyland, who pointed out that there were more people deported under the Obama administration's first three years than the Trump administration. Crop asked Biden what would change if he were president.

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Trump ’s Immigration Policies Explained. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers detained a suspect in Los Angeles this month.Credit U.S That proposal comes with its own problems. Though United States law appears to allow it, Mexico’s laws do not, if the immigrant is not a Mexican citizen.

President-elect Donald Trump unveiled plans Monday for his first 100 days in office, including proposals related to immigration , trade deals and defense policy , using a Time and speed are very likely to be key factors as the new president looks for bigger, more durable wins in his first year.

"There are more people deported, more people deported during your administration, and we condemn Donald Trump for this same thing. My question for you is if you're elected president, what are you going to do that it's different during your presidency?" Crop asked.

Biden in his response and his campaign in a briefing with reporters underscored that the former vice president cares about the impact of such policies on families.

"Number one, we understand the incredible pain of a family being separated or sending [them] back — incredible pain," Biden told Crop. "And as I said at the outset, it's all about, in my view, family. And so, for example, there's no reason why a — someone here on a green card should have to choose."

Senior advisers to Biden spoke with reporters on a call Wednesday morning and laid out Biden’s ambitious to-do list for his first 100 days in office. Along with reinstating the DACA program, Biden would seek to end Trump’s zero tolerance policy that resulted in family separations along the southern border, decrease restrictions on travel from some of the countries singled out in Trump's travel ban and address stringent caps on refugees entering the country , and expand opportunities for immigrants in the U.S. illegally who have served in the American military, among other goals.

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Biden plans to create a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants and reverse many of Biden 's plan does not go as far as the proposals put out by some of his rivals, such as Joe Biden unveiled a plan Wednesday to reform the U.S. immigration system and reverse President

Immigration arrests rise in first months of Trump administration. Dan Stein, president of the anti- immigration group Federation for Advocates for immigrants have decried Trump 's first 100 days as productive, but in the wrong ways to their eyes. "The Trump administration has launched an

Biden's plan also calls for a review of Temporary Protected Status for people whose home countries have been impacted by war and natural disasters that has been rescinded under the Trump administration, which he spoke about on the trail after his proposal's release.

a close up of a fence in front of a building: This picture taken on Aug. 28, 2019 shows a portion of the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border seen from Chihuahua State in Mexico.© AFP/Getty Images, FILE This picture taken on Aug. 28, 2019 shows a portion of the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border seen from Chihuahua State in Mexico.

"We should be engaging and offering our help to organize this hemisphere right now, because you're going to have the destabilization of countries from Belize to Brazil to Colombia because of the millions of people that are fleeing from Venezuela, because that thug who runs Venezuela. And we should be saying what we tried to do in Europe," Biden said at an event in Las Vegas Wednesday morning.

"Why in God's name aren't we saying, 'OK, we're going to organize the world and the country, the hemisphere to deal with providing for the additional burden it places on those countries and provide for temporary protective status for those Venezuelans who are being persecuted now and are fleeing?'” That's what we should be doing. We should not be ending temporary protected status for people to have to go back to places where they cannot — they cannot go," Biden continued.

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What Trump Has Done on Immigration in First 100 Days . The Trump administration highlighted its dedication to enforcing immigration law in a list, initially obtained by CNN An area of immigration policy that Trump could improve on, Krikorian of the Center for Immigration Studies said, is

In his first 100 days as president, he said, he would erase many of Trump ’s immigration policies . Biden told attendees about the struggles of his Irish Catholic ancestors who tried to make a better life in America, saying the immigrants in the room did not deserve the animus directed at them by Trump .

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Breaking with some of his 2020 competitors, Biden does not call for restructuring ICE, but rather calls for agency personnel to “abide by professional standards and are held accountable for inhumane treatment.”

Biden’s plan also pledges to invest in technology at the border to improve border security, as well as improving cross-agency collaboration for protecting the border. Biden will also “work with Mexico and Canada as partners — not as adversaries,” if the former vice president wins the 2020 race.

Biden would also budget $4 billion over four years to surge aide to Northern Triangle countries (Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador) to address the root cause of immigration and increase security protections while reducing poverty and corruptions.

Biden’s campaign did not offer a price tag for his immigration plan, saying rather a lot of the changes the former vice president is proposing would be paid for within the existing Department of Defense budget by ending the cost of long-term detention at the border. However, Biden’s team did specify that the $4 billion in aid to Northern Triangle countries would be covered in this way.

Aside from his lengthy to-do list for the first 100 days, Biden’s plan also lays out areas he plans to work with Congress on immigration, including creating the pathway to citizenship for those already here, increasing the number of temporary visas available, and reforming that system.

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The notion that the first 100 days of a presidency have particular importance originated under Trump also said he would propose to slash taxes by 35 percent for middle-class families with two or Congress must quickly get to work with the new president to implement bold new policies to rein in

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When pressed on how Biden would get comprehensive immigration legislation passed through Congress, senior advisers cited Biden’s record of working across the aisle and specifically working with Republicans to secure nearly $1 billion in aid to the Northern Triangle countries while vice president.

Several other 2020 candidates have also released immigration policies, including Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and former Obama administration Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro. All three call for restructuring of ICE, creating a pathway to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants currently in the United States, and increasing foreign aid to Central American countries.

Joe Biden, Barack Obama are posing for a picture: Then-President Barack Obama speaks as then-Vice President Joe Biden listens during a bill signing ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building June 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C.© Alex Wong/Getty Images, FILE Then-President Barack Obama speaks as then-Vice President Joe Biden listens during a bill signing ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building June 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C.

However, unlike other 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, Biden does not go as far as to call for making crossing the southern border without documentation a civil violation rather than a criminal violation, which it currently is. Sanders, Castro and Warren have all called for decriminalizing border crossings.

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