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Initial Actions of Newly Inaugurated President Joe Biden

Joe Biden has made a number of decisions as President of the United States in his first few weeks. A list of some of his major actions from NBC below…

Climate:

Executive order rejoining the Paris Agreement 

Executive order to cancel Keystone XL permit

Executive order to combat climate change

Discrimination:

Executive order for racial equity

Executive order banning discrimination for sexual orientation or gender identity

Executive order reversing transgender ban in military

Immigration:

Reversing US ban of refugees from 7 majorly Muslim countries

Executive order to revise immigration policies

Executive order to include undocumented immigrants in census

Proclamation to stop funds to the wall

Memorandum augmenting DACA

Government:

Executive order to create Covid-19 response coordinator

Executive order requiring masks on federal property

Executive order requiring ethics pledge for government workers

Executive order stalling federal student loan payments

By: Katherine Conway’ 21, World and Local News Editor

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