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3 months from now; President Joe Biden's Plan for immigration

Updated: Feb 11

Today 07/02/2021.- the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released the Interagency Strategy for Promoting Naturalization, a whole-of-government approach to breaking down barriers to U.S. citizenship and promoting naturalization to all who are eligible, as outlined in President Biden’s Executive Order 14012 presented last February.

Main approach is to break down existing barriers to citizenship

Section 1. Policy Over 40 million foreign-born individuals live in the United States today. Millions of Americans more, have immigrants in their families or ancestry. The Federal Government will develop welcoming strategies that promote integration, inclusion, and citizenship, and it should embrace the full participation of the newest Americans in our democracy. To achieve the above goals and improvements


A) Within 90 days of the date of this order, the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of Homeland Security shall each submit a plan to the President describing the steps their respective agencies will take to advance the policy set forth in section 1 of this order.


B) Within 180 days of submitting the plan described in subsection (a) of this section, the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of Homeland Security shall each submit a report to the President describing the progress of their respective agencies towards implementing the plan developed pursuant to subsection (a) of this section and recognizing any areas of concern or barriers to implementing the plan.

In Section 5 of President Joe Biden executive order, Sec. 5. Promoting Naturalization. (a) Improving the naturalization process. The Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of Homeland Security shall, within 60 days of the date of this order, develop a plan describing any agency actions. To view the full story please visit:

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/presidential-actions/2021/02/02/executive-order-restoring-faith-in-our-legal-immigration-systems-and-strengthening-integration-and-inclusion-efforts-for-new-americans/

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