This week in immigration news – May 27, 2021

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Advocates see Biden order as new tool in eviction, immigration fights

An order signed by President Biden this week is aimed at making legal representation more accessible for immigrants, who largely do not have access to either public defenders or other forms of representation.

Biden administration reins in street-level enforcement by ICE as officials try to refocus agency mission

The Biden administration is reining in deportations as DHS Secretary Mayorkas and the president seek to reorient ICE as an agency toward focusing on recent border crossers, national security threats, and aggravated felons.

ICE deported 348 migrant parents under Trump without ensuring children could go with them

According to a new report by DHS, some of the parents who were deported were not reunited with their children.