On February 18th, Senator Menendez (D-NJ) and Representative Sánchez (D-CA) introduced the U.S. Citizenship Act in Senate and in the House. The purpose of the U.S. Citizenship Act is to "provide an earned path to citizenship, to address the root causes of migration and responsibly manage the southern border, and do reform the immigrant visa system..." It is a comprehensive bill that incorporates the legislative proposals that President Biden announced on the first day of his administration. According to this fact sheet from the White House, it is a part of Biden's commitment to modernize the immigration system in the United States.
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This information comes from news releases from the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA Doc. No. 21021833 & 21021834).