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Primer on Criminal-Immigration and Enforcement Provisions of USCA

Practice Advisory
Issue area
Crimes/Post-Conviction Relief
Published: Feb. 19, 2021

This primer covers the key criminal-immigration and enforcement provisions of the USCA. The US Citizenship Act of 2021 (USCA, also referred to as the “Biden bill”) is an immigration bill introduced in the House on February 18, 2021 that would create a pathway to citizenship for undocumented people living in the United States who entered on or before January 1, 2021.