Biden Starts Reversing Several Trump Policy On Immigration, Environment And Health
Just few hours in office, President Joe Biden is beginning the tense task of reversing some of former President Donald Trump’s nativist legacy on immigration, issuing an executive order to end Trump’s controversial travel ban on noncitizens from 13 countries.
The policy, colloquially known as the “Muslim ban,” first went into effect in January 2017 and became one of Trump’s signature immigration policiesTrump expanded the ban last February to include additional restrictions on citizens of six more countries: Myanmar, Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan, Nigeria, Sudan, and Tanzania. While they could still visit the US, citizens of these countries were, for the most part, barred from settling in the US permanently.
Ending the ban was one of Biden’s topline campaign promises on immigration policy — and he is about to deliver. But this executive order only marks the beginning of a project to erase Trump’s influence on the immigration system, which was primarily concerned with keeping people out through a vast network of executive orders, policy memos, and regulatory changes
Joe Biden Signs Same-Sex Marriage into Law
It was a funfair at the White House yesterday as President Joe Biden invited thousands to celebrate the signing into law of gay marriage legislation before a bipartisan crowd that reflects growing acceptance of same-sex unions.The triumphant mood played out against the backdrop of a right-wing backlash over gender issues, which has alarmed gay and transgender people and their advocates.The new law is intended to safeguard gay marriages if the U.S. Supreme Court ever...
US President Joe Biden Tests Positive For Covid Again
Joe Biden "tested positive late Saturday morning, by antigen testing," and "will reinitiate strict isolation procedures," presidential physician Kevin O'Connor wrote in a memorandum.His White House doctor said Saturday that Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 for a second time and is returning to isolation, his White House doctor said Saturday, attributing the result to "rebound" positivity from the treatment the US president received.The 79-year-old Biden "teste...
US President Biden Vows Military Response If China Invades Taiwan
During his discussion with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, US President Joe Biden addressed the topic of Taiwan, promising to safeguard the island from any invasion.When asked if Washington would intervene militarily to prevent Beijing from seizing control of Taiwan, he answered, "That's the commitment we made," according to Sputnik."We signed on to the One China policy... but the concept that it may be taken by force is simply not right," he continued.This i...
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