September 24, 2021

This week was dominated by a flurry of headlines, centered around the creation of new standards, unfulfilled promises in policy, and how recent government actions may or may not align with its prior declared commitments.

Three stories this week predominately enveloped our timelines.

  1. The senate parliamentary issues guidance against Biden’s proposed immigration measures in the upcoming budget bill
  2. The treatment of Haitian migrants crossing US border seeking refuge in Del Rio Texas, and the shocking footage of apprehension techniques by the CBP
  3. And lastly, President Biden officially lifting travel restrictions for foreign nationals who are fully vaccinated, and the implications for those who are not

Policy and Advocacy Strategist, Maunica Sthanki was gracious enough to stop by to provide greater context surrounding this proposal as well as Lead Researcher Luke Bianco.