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Employers Hoping for Stability as Biden Immigration Plan Unveiled

January 21, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Employers are eager for details about President Joe Biden’s proposal for immigration reform, and they’re hoping for a plan that will replace uncertainty with stability, according to attorneys who advise employers on immigration matters.

The plan calls for a multiyear path to citizenship for certain undocumented immigrants who were already in the United States at the beginning of the year, according to news reports. It would provide those undocumented individuals with temporary status for 5 years and then allow them to apply for green cards—permanent resident status. They then would be allowed to apply for citizenship 3 years later.

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