The First 100 Days: policies, announcements, and partner resources, posted regularly. For a monthly archive of Alerts, go to the practice alerts section of the library.

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Venezuelan DED Advisory

  • By: The Legal Aid Society
  • Date: 01/22/21

"If you are a Venezuelan national in the U.S. and you do not have permanent immigration status here, we expect that you may soon be able to apply for Deferred Enforced Departure, based on a directive issued by former President Trump on January 19, 2021. This is true whether you came on a visa or by just crossing the border without inspection, and even if you have a final order of removal (deportation)."

Venezuelan DED Advisory (Spanish)

  • By: The Legal Aid Society
  • Date: 01/22/21

"Si usted es de nacionalidad venezolano en los EE. UU. y no tiene un estado migratorio permanente aquí, esperamos que pronto pueda solicitar la Salida Forzada Diferida, según una directiva emitida por el ex presidente Trump el 19 de enero de 2021. Esta aplica si vino con una visa o simplemente cruzó la frontera sin inspección, e incluso si tiene una orden final de expulsión (deportación)."

Justice Power: Tech Innovation Webinar Handout (1/21/21)

  • By: Justice Power
  • Date: 01/21/21

A PDF of the slide presentation for the "Tech Innovation" webinar today with Justice Power, Villanova Interdisciplinary Immigration Studies Training for Advocates, Innovation Law Lab, and the Immigration Advocates Network.

Review of and Interim Revision to Civil Immigration Enforcement and Removal Policies and Priorities

  • By: US Department of Homeland Security
  • Date: 01/20/21

"This memorandum directs Department of Homeland Security components to conduct a review of policies and practices concerning immigration enforcement. It also sets interim policies during the course of that review, including a 100-day pause on certain removals to enable focusing the Department’s resources where they are most needed."

Reinstating Deferred Enforced Departure for Liberians

  • By: The White House
  • Date: 01/20/21

DED is extended through June 30, 2022, to defer the removal of any Liberian national, or person without nationality who last habitually resided in Liberia, who is present in the United States and who was under a grant of DED as of January 10, 2021.

Preserving and Fortifying DACA

  • By: The White House
  • Date: 01/20/21

"The Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Attorney General, shall take all actions he deems appropriate, consistent with applicable law, to preserve and fortify DACA."

Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry

  • By: The White House
  • Date: 01/20/21

Presidential proclamation to revoke and suspend the travel ban against primarily Muslim and African countries.

Summary of the Administration's Immigration Bill to Modernize our Immigration System

  • By: The Biden Harris Campaign
  • Date: 01/20/21

Four-page Fact Sheet summarizing the provisions in the Administration's proposed "U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021." Check back for a future "official" publication. 

Summary and Analysis of The U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

  • By: Immigrant Advocates Response Collaborative & Partners
  • Date: 01/20/21

A working document by advocates, to summarize in plain language the Administration's proposed bill for immigration reform. 

United We Dream: Petition and Demands

  • By: United We Dream
  • Date: 01/15/21

UWD launches Undeniable / Protect Immigrants Now campaign with 5 demands for justice.

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