Michele Waslin is Program Coordinator at the Institute for Immigration Research. Prior to joining the IIR, she was a senior policy analyst at the American Immigration Council. Before that, Michele was the Manager of the Immigration and the States project at the Pew Charitable Trusts and was director of immigration policy research at UnidosUS (previously the National Council of La Raza).
Biden’s unusually high number of executive actions are a direct response to his immediate predecessor and do not signal a propensity to govern through executive orders. In fact, they indicate a return to normalcy.1 April 2021
In theory, presidential proclamations and executive orders can be rescinded by the new president; however, in many cases, the change will not be immediate since people will need to be installed in the agencies, guidance and field manuals must be updated, and plans will need to be made to carry out the changes17 November 2020
Without many details, it's difficult to assess the proposal. It doesn't appear to address many of the issues in our immigration system.24 October 2020