Immigration Reform 2021 Takes one Small Step Forward
On August 24, 2021, the House of Representatives passed a budget resolution that includes support for legalization programs for TPS holders, DACA recipients, essential workers, as well as other eligible immigrants. The House resolution passage is a step towards the inclusion of immigration reform budget reconciliation package. In September of 2021, the Judiciary Committees of the House and Senate are expected to draft language consistent with the bill after which the Senate parliamentarian will decide whether the language can be included in budget reconciliation. A vote on the final bill is expected the Fall of 2021.