“I have repeatedly called on Congress to pass the American Dream and Promise Act, and I now renew that call with the greatest urgency,” Biden said.
President Biden met with "Dreamers" at the White House to speak about the need for permanent protections for undocumented immigrants.
Amid a surge of migrants on the southern U.S. border, Democrats are lost on where to go next.
President Donald Trump’s plans to end the DACA have been ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.
The proposal would reinterpret U.S. law to give roughly 2 million migrants who arrived as youths a shot at becoming citizens.
“If it doesn’t get bipartisan support, there’s no chance,” said Sen. Chuck Grassley.
The rate of unscheduled absences has more than tripled since this time last year, the agency said.
Judge John Bates gave the government 20 more days to appeal before the ruling would go into effect.
Next question: Will either of those bills succeed?
The decision may pave the way for new applications to the Obama-era program.