228 members of the House voted in favor of the bill, compared to 197 who voted against. Only nine Republicans voted in favor of the proposal. The bill is now sent to the Senate, where it will likely face even more resistance from the Republican Party.
US President Joe Biden wants to stop deporting illegal immigrants and organize an amnesty, also for the “Dreamers”. Hundreds of thousands of people illegally came as children and started their adulthood in the United States. Many of them grew up and taught in the United States. They enjoyed legal protection until 2017, when the Donald Trump administration abolished it.
1 million migrant workers protected
The House of Commons will also vote on a second bill on Thursday to protect around 1 million migrant workers from deportation. In total, under Biden’s new policy, some 2.5 million illegal aliens are expected to be able to obtain permanent residence in five years and U.S. citizenship three years later.
Biden has always opposed the strict migration policies of his predecessor Trump and insisted on the first day of his presidency that he change the policy. Legalizing illegal immigrants, nearly half of whom come from Mexico, has long been a priority of Democratic and liberal politicians, who believe that illegal immigrants contribute to the economy and that fewer illegal immigrants come to states anyway. -United.
It is not known how many people are illegal in the United States. Most estimates place between ten and twelve million people. Among them, at least two million people from Central America (mainly El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras).
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