The Biden administration is making many changes to immigration policy. One big change is the elimination of the “zero tolerance” policy of the Trump administration.
An NPR article by Jaclyn Diaz does a good job summarizing this change. In short, under the zero tolerance policy, “adults who entered the U.S. from the southern border were prosecuted for illegal entry. Children can’t be imprisoned with parents and other family members, so young kids were taken into federal custody — resulting in more than 3,000 children being separated from their families.”
Read the article for more insight on this important immigration policy change .
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