This week in immigration news – November 12, 2020

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Trump administration’s revisions to the naturalization exam could make the test harder for immigrants seeking citizenship

While it is not unprecedented for there to be some changes to the naturalization exam, it is unprecedented that the Trump administration is seeking to increase the number of questions asked of immigrants, increase the passing score, and make alterations to the exam’s format–having officials continue to ask questions and not stop when an applicant has reached a passing score.

DREAMers remain vigilant on Biden’s DACA, immigration promises

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While President-elect Joe Biden has vowed to reinstate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals or DACA program on his first day in office, DREAMers remain on guard after the Trump administration’s attempts to eliminate the program.

Lawyers can’t find the parents of 666 migrant kids, a higher number than previously reported

After the Trump administration’s family separation policy was halted, not all families were reunited. Lawyers are now reporting that 666 kids, higher than the 545 previously reported, have still not been reunited with their parents—129 of those kids were under the age of five when they were separated.

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