This week in immigration news — May 20, 2021

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Arizona sheriff Arpaio’s immigration patrols targeting Latinos to cost public $200M

Arpaio, who was convicted of criminal contempt for ignoring a court order on racial profiling, has left Maricopa County taxpayers with a bill of more than $200 million for the lawyer fees and associated costs of the county complying with the court order.

Biden admin will soon allow 250 ‘vulnerable’ migrants into U.S. daily

Those considered vulnerable include those who are ill, families with young children, immigrants who have been threatened or attacked while waiting in Mexico, and unaccompanied minors. Other immigrants are blocked from entering the country under CDC’s Title 42, intended to stop the spread of COVID-19. These admittances were made possible by a lawsuit from the ACLU challenging the use of the Title 42 order.

Biden meets with ‘DREAMers’ in the White House to push pathway to citizenship

This week, President Biden met with a group of young people with DACA status as part of his push for a pathway to citizenship for youth who immigrated as children to the United States.

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