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US President Joe Biden took a big decision of revoking

Green Card Holders Can Again Apply For Job In US

US President Joe Biden took a big decision of revoking a ban over green card holders preventing their entry into the US. The ban was imposed by his predecessor Donald Trump citing unemployment as a reason.

What was the visa ban?

Las year, then president of US, Donald Trump, imposed a ban on green card applications saying that the ban was needed to protect the US workers that were already facing difficulties in business and employment due to pandemic induced lockdown. The ban was imposed up to March 31 but Biden administration revoked it before its expiry.

Trump’s ban was blocked by judiciary

US President Joe Biden took a big decision of revoking

A federal judge in California blocked the ban imposed by Trump in October ruling while listening to the plight of hundreds of thousands of US businesses that took the policy matter to court. A California-based immigration attorney working for people subject, Curtis Morrison, said that Biden administration would have to deal with a huge number of applications that had been allowed to pile during pandemic time.

The lawyer further said that the process of clearing those applications could take many years. He … Read the rest

Donald Trump Won’t Get Intelligence Briefings For This Reason

US President Joe Biden said that Donald Trump shouldn’t receive intelligence briefings due to his checkered history as US President. In US, it is customary for former presidents to use intel briefings.

Reasons for denying intel briefings to Trump

Joe Biden said to CBS Evening News that there was no need to share intelligence briefings with his predecessor Donald Trump because he might slip and said anything. Biden cited Trump’s erratic behavior in the Capitol Hill incident on January 6 to deny him intel info. He said that Trump incited his followers to storm Capitol Hill to disrupt the election proceedings.

Incidents when Trump slept his tongue

In May 2017, Trump put any ally’s assets at risk when he shared classified information with Russian Foreign Minister and ambassador in a meeting.

The US intelligence briefed Trump that Russia intervened in 2016 election by conducting a massive hacking operation. But Donald Trump publicly questioned the findings.

Also, Donald Trump was impeached on the charges of forcing Ukraine to influence the November 3 elections in his favor. While former US presidents are entitled to receive intel info … Read the rest

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First COVID-19 Vaccine: Present Status Of Potential COVID-19 Vaccines

Good news about potential COVID-19 vaccines have started pouring in from different regions after 2,58,344 deaths and 3.66 million positive cases. But it is the US and Italy that witnessed massive destruction of human life due to the virus infection. And it is surprising to know that these two countries claim to have the best healthcare facilities in the world.

Status of potential COVID-19 vaccines

• The first good news is coming from Italy that claims to have developed a vaccine for COVID-19. Presently the vaccine is in the most advance stage of trial in the Spallanzani Hospital in Rome. This vaccine neutralizes SARS-CoV-2 virus in human cells.

• A day before, Israeli Defense Minister also announced a breakthrough in developing COVID-19 vaccine by Israel’s Institute for Biological Research (BIR). He said that BIR had developed a monoclonal neutralizing antibody to combat novel coronavirus.

• Jenner Institute in Oxford University is working on a potential vaccine – ChAdOx1 nCoV-19. Clinical trial on human volunteers has started on April 23. The vaccine contains a strain of common cold virus and the scientists have taken the genetic material of novel coronavirus to … Read the rest

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President Donald Trump Claims To Have Tested More Than India In Record Days

A triumphant Donal Trump announced that the US had carried out more tests for the novel coronavirus pandemic than 10 countries and this list includes India. The President Trump even went ahead to listing those countries and the number of tests the US had conducted.

President Donald Trump made a record testing

Mr Trump said that the US continued to make steady progress in its war against COVID-19 as he had tested 4.18 million people and that was a record. America had tested more than France, United Kingdom, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, India, Austria, Australia, Sweden, Canada and India said Trump while speaking to media in White House.

Number of COVID-19 patients in the US

There are total of 764,000 patients in America but the total number of fatalities has crossed 40,000 mark. With 2,42,000 cases and over 17,600 deaths, New York has emerged as the epicentre of the disease. But the data over eight-day period revealed a decline of 50% in new cases in New York.

In his address to the media, Trump highlighted the progress achieved in other states that include Seattle, Detroit, New Orleans, Indianapolis and Houston … Read the rest

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Trump Accuses WHO Of Bias And Threatens To Cut Funding

US President Donald Trump accused the World Health Organization of bias towards China during the coronavirus pandemic and said that he could cut US funding to the WHO for its biased behavior.

Trump threatened WHO

Donald Trump said WHO, the UN body, could see a very powerful hold on funding from the US. It is well-known that the US is the biggest contributor of funds to WHO.

Trump pursues an America First policy and he has criticized WHO and other UN and multinational organizations in pursuance of his policy. But he revealed no details about the amount of fund to be withheld. On the contrary, he said that he was not saying, he was going to do that. He would look at ending the funding, added Trump.

Trump accuses WHO of bias

Donald Trump accused WHO of being very China centric while giving a faulty recommendation against curtailing international travel to stop the virus that first spread in China. He said that fortunately he rejected their advice on keeping the US borders open to China early on.

China also faced criticism from Republicans for mishandling … Read the rest

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COVID-19 Is A National Emergency In US

US President Donald Trump declared coronavirus a national emergency and free up $50 billion in federal funds to vastly ramp the testing facility to battle against the outbreak. He said that he was declaring a national emergency to unleash the full power of the federal government.

Donald Trump on battling COVID-19

He said that the next eight weeks were crucial but he was hopeful of winning the battle. The all US States are asked to set emergency centers. Also, the federal government will partner with private companies to accelerate production of test kits for coronavirus.

Trump also asked every hospital to activate emergency preparedness plan to provide medical assistance to Americans everywhere. He said that the government would remove every obstacle to deliver the care the Americans are entitled to.

The US health secretary also got new authority to waive a series of regulations like telemedicine and allowing medical facilities to bring more staff.

US authorities were criticized

The authorities were facing criticism over lack of test kits that allowed the virus to take the country into its grip. Earlier the Trump administration announced … Read the rest