Two days later, I published the following article. Washington Post op ed urging expansion of the Uniting for Ukraine private refugee sponsorship model to include migrants from other nations, the Biden Administration did exactly that—announcing that a similar approach will be used to accept up to 30,000 migrants per month from Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela and Haiti. They were likely not connected! It is still a positive step in the right directions.
According to the White House’s “fact sheet”, “up to 33,000 people per month” can be authorized to work in the United States if they are sponsored by an eligible sponsor. These conditions are very similar to those of Uniting for Ukraine, which I have previously described. Prior to this, the Administration had created a smaller version of the program for Venezuelan refugees. This was limited to 24,000 participants. This measure represents a tremendous expansion.
In my previous writings (e.g., on private refugee sponsorship) and Uniting for Ukraine (e.g. This system admits refugees much faster than traditional refugee systems, boosts America’s economy, and improves America’s international position.