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On the campaign trail, now President Biden made many promises to address harmful policies implemented by the Trump administration and to create an immigration system that respects human rights. With political tensions high, advocates persistently push the administration to realize this vision. In this panel presentation, experts from the National Immigrant Justice Center provide highlights on asylum law, advances for protection for survivors of crimes in the U.S., the ping-pong politics impacting Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients, developments on legalization efforts, and ongoing litigation. 

Presenters are: Lisa Koop, Associate Director of Legal Services; Trisha Teofilo Olave, Sr. Legal Supervisor; Vanessa Esparza-Lopez, Managing Attorney; Nayna Gupta, Associate Director of Policy; Keren Zwick, Director of Litigation