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Politics Biden to Sign New Round of Executive Orders on Abortion, Immigration

17:31  24 january  2021
17:31  24 january  2021 Source:   nationalreview.com

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President Biden will sign a fresh round of executive orders during his first full week in office, including actions loosening restrictions around abortion and immigration.

a person wearing a suit and tie: Then–president-elect Joe Biden speaks to reporters in New Castle, Del., December 15, 2020. © Mike Segar/Reuters Then–president-elect Joe Biden speaks to reporters in New Castle, Del., December 15, 2020.

Biden will issue and order to rescind the Mexico City policy, which prohibits U.S. funding for foreign organizations that perform or promote abortions. The administration also dodged last week on whether Biden plans to scrap the Hyde Amendment, which bars taxpayer funding of elective abortions under Medicaid.

On immigration, Biden plans to establish a task force focused on reuniting migrant families who were separated as a result of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, according to a memo outlining the upcoming executive actions obtained by The Hill.

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  Power Up: Unity in Washington will be harder than Biden makes it sound Republicans are already objecting to some of his first moves in office. © Jim Lo Scalzo/AP President Biden signs three documents including an inauguration declaration, cabinet nominations and sub-cabinet nominations in the President's Room at the US Capitol after the inauguration ceremony (Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool Photo via AP) Some Republicans such as Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) even trashed Biden's speech itself, which was widely-lauded for its appeals for Americans to set aside their political differences and work together for a better country.

President Joe Biden signed two new executive orders Friday, the latest in a series of actions intended to boost the fight against Covid-19, blunt The pair of executive orders signed Friday touch on multiple issues, including: Hunger: Saying that one in seven households in America report they do

Joe Biden plans to take 17 executive actions in the first hours of his presidency Wednesday, signing a flurry of executive orders , memoranda and directives to agencies implementing his first moves to address the coronavirus pandemic and undo some of Donald Trump's signature policies.

Biden will order an immediate review of the public-charge rule, which denies U.S. entry to migrants considered likely to become dependent on the government.

The president also plans to roll back Trump administration policies on asylum and take “other actions to remove barriers and restore trust in the legal immigration system, including improving the naturalization process.”

At the same time, Biden will take a page from the Trump administration’s playbook and sign an order directing federal agencies to tighten requirements on buying goods and services made in America from American businesses. Trump signed a similar directive during his first months in office.

The president will also sign orders related to racial equity, including establishing a commission on police and bringing back Obama-era rules on transferring military-style equipment to local law enforcement. Another order will direct the Justice Department to improve prison conditions and begin the process of eliminating private prisons.

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Biden signed 17 executive orders on day one as US president, reversing some of Trump's policies. Photo credits: Doug Mills, Joe Raedle Source: Getty Images. This creates the position of COVID-19 Response Coordinator who will report directly to Biden and manage efforts to produce and distribute

President Biden is signing 10 new executive orders to address the coronavirus pandemic on his first full day in office, one day after he reversed some of the Trump administration's agenda. CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe joined CBSN with the latest from the

Biden may also sign an order reversing a ban on transgender troops serving in the military.

On climate change, Biden is expected to sign an order installing regulations to “combat climate change domestically and elevate[] climate change as a national security priority.”

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