GOP senators demand DHS Chief Releases Joe Biden Immigration system Overhaul Blueprint
Republican senators have demanded the immediate release of a plan by the Biden administration to expand and reform the immigration system, according to a draft document obtained by select outlets but not yet disclosed to Congress or to the public.
According to The New York Times, the plan "lists dozens of initiatives aimed at reopening the country to more immigrants," while not only rolling back some Trump-era policies but also "addressing the delays and delays that plagued presidents. previous ". Most of the document's policy proposals could not be implemented by executive authority but would require a broader review of US immigration laws, according to the report.
In the letter, Republican lawmakers claimed that the Blueprint was "obstructed by Congress and the American people," which they find "particularly troubling in light of the current crisis on the southern border."
Lawmakers also objected to what they called President Joe Biden's plans to "use and abuse executive power to reshape our immigration system."
The letter was signed by Senators. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Steve Daines (R-Mont.), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Miss.), Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), Bill Hagerty (R-Tenn.), Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), and Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.).
21 June 2021