June 17, 2024

New Immigration Order

Bloomberg Law Podcast

Immigration attorney Leon Fresco examined an expected executive order by the Biden Administration that would give undocumented immigrants who are married to U.S. citizens a path to citizenship in the latest episode of the Bloomberg Law Podcast. Currently, if someone crosses the border illegally and marries a U.S. citizen, they cannot simply get a green card. They would instead have to leave the country and apply for a waiver. Mr. Fresco explained that the anticipated new process will allow undocumented immigrants to stay in the country, receive parole and become eligible to apply for a green card after marrying a U.S. citizen.

Mr. Fresco also discussed an executive action by President Biden on June 4, 2024, which ceases asylum claims at the border. In response, a coalition of immigrant advocacy groups have filed a lawsuit against the action.

Duration: 26:15 (Mr. Fresco's interview begins the podcast)

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