On October 2, 2014, the Immigration Policy Center (IPC) published the article, “Executive Grants of Temporary Immigration Relief, 1956-Present“. The publication points out that since 1956, every United States President has used their executive power to grant temporary immigration relief of some form. This article includes an easy to read chart listing thirty-nine (39) different examples, some big, some small, of Immigration related Executive Decisions. These Presidential decisions were made for a variety of reasons; legislation was pending, in response to humanitarian emergencies or to address situations that existing laws couldn’t handle. Please review the article listed below for more detailed information and to view the chart.
Source of Information:
immigrationpolicy.org, 10/2/14, Just the Facts – Article:
Executive Grants of Temporary Immigration Relief, 1956-Present