U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021

FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2021, file photo Joe Biden signs an executive order on immigration, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Biden rushed to send the most ambitious overhaul of the nation’s immigration system in a generation to Congress. And he signed nine executive actions to wipe out some of his predecessor’s toughest measures to fortify the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Lobbying Analyst: Democrat immigration bill a ‘political exercise’

For the past several election cycles, Democrats have called for a massive overhaul of the U.S. immigration system. On Thursday, they presented what they believed was the pinnacle of progressive reform, the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021. Even the New York Times called this measure a “lengthy wish list for pro-immigration activists.”