DHS chief defends Biden border policy, concedes ‘historic’ challenges; Darius Amiri, immigration law chair at Rose Law Group, weighs in on crisis

(CBP Photo by Jerry Glaser) By Ryan Knappenberger | Cronkite News WASHINGTON – Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas defended the Biden administration’s immigration policies Wednesday, but conceded the department faces “historic and unprecedented challenges” coping with a surge in migrants, particularly unaccompanied minors, in recent months. Mayorkas’ comments came in his first appearance as secretary before a congressional committee, where Republican …

Darius Amiri, Rose Law Group immigration law chair, on a new path-to-citizenship measure — and the familiar obstacles facing it

By Daniel Newhauser | AZ Mirror WASHINGTON — Legislation creating a path to citizenship for undocumented people brought to the U.S. as children faces a new border crisis and old partisan objections, diminishing the chances it will become law despite full Democratic control of Congress and the White House. On Thursday, the U.S. House is poised to pass the American …

Biden administration to allow in around 25,000 asylum seekers; Darius Amiri, chair of Rose Law Group immigration law department, comments

Photo screengrab via President Joe Biden Twitter Rebecca Morin, Rafael Carranza | USA TODAY The United States will begin allowing in migrants who sought asylum under the Trump administration but were forced to sit in Mexico as they awaited a hearing before a judge, the Biden administration announced Friday. It was the latest step by President Joe Biden to roll …