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Title "Executive Order on Creating a Comprehensive Regional Framework to Address the Causes of Migration, to Manage Migration Throughout North and Central America, and to Provide Safe and Orderly Processing of Asylum Seekers at the United States Border"
Date Feb 2, 2021
Author Joseph R. Biden Jr.
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Abstract The Biden Administration will implement a multi-pronged approach toward managing migration throughout North and Central America that reflects the Nation’s highest values. They will work closely with civil society, international organizations, and the governments in the region to: establish a comprehensive strategy for addressing the causes of migration in the region; build, strengthen, and expand Central and North American countries’ asylum systems and resettlement capacity; and increase opportunities for vulnerable populations to apply for protection closer to home. At the same time, the United States will enhance lawful pathways for migration to this country and will restore and strengthen our own asylum system, which has been badly damaged by policies enacted over the last 4 years that contravened our values and caused needless human suffering.


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case City of Los Angeles v. Sessions III (IM-CA-0131)

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