Immigration reform has been needed for a long time, and President Biden just announced his plllan to deal with the southern border. But more is going to be needed.
Nolan Rappaport was detailed to the House Judiciary Committee as an executive branch immigration law expert for three years. He subsequently served as an immigration counsel for the Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security and Claims for four years. Prior to working on the Judiciary Committee, he wrote decisions for the Board of Immigration Appeals for 20 years. Follow him at: https://nolanhillop-eds.blogspot.com
Also, the fact that ICE immigration arrests in the interior of the country fell to the lowest level in more than a decade in fiscal 2021, may also have been a factor. Illegal crossers generally are safe once they have reached the interior of the country.
Excerpts from the Fact Sheet for his plan.