Cruel immigration policies were a hallmark of the Trump presidency. From the “Muslim ban” in his earliest days in office to family separation, the Trump administration made over 1,000 immigration policy changes, creating a largely hostile and unwelcoming reception for refugees and asylum seekers fleeing danger and economic hardship and instilling fear in immigrants residing inside the United States. See ASISTA Senior Policy Counsel Cecelia Friedman Levin weighting in, Will Biden Create More Humane Immigration Policies?.