How President Biden’s Immigration Plan Would Undo Trump’s Signature Policies

President Biden followed through on a day-one promise to send a massive immigration reform bill to Congress. Now the hard part: passing that bill into law.

Muzaffar Chishti of New York University’s Migration Policy Institute explains the president’s plans — and the signal they send to other countries around the world.

Biden is also pursuing big changes in how the U.S. admits refugees. Corine Dehabey, an Ohio-based director of the refugee settlement organization Us Together, says families who’ve been separated for years are looking forward to reuniting.

Follow more of NPR’s immigration coverage from Southwest correspondent John Burnett.

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