Tagged: Joe Biden

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

US-welcome-Joe-Biden

How Did The US Welcome Its 46th President?

Joe Biden became the 46th President of the US on Wednesday with a promise to bring the US out of the health crisis it is in. And after the swearing-in, he reversed the divisive policies of the earlier regime.

Addressing a virtually empty National Mall Biden said that democracy was precious, democracy was fragile and at that hour democracy had prevailed. There was ultra-tight security due to prevent Trump supporters from storming the ceremony and due to the pandemic.

2015 Paris climate accord

Soon after entering the Oval Office, Joe Biden signed the 2015 Paris climate accord from which the US had withdrawn under Trump. Biden said that they were going to fight climate change in a way they had not done so far. The deal was negotiated when Joe Biden was vice president of America.

Inaugural address of Joe Biden

Joe Biden addressed all Americans including Trump supporters that ransacked Capitol Hill in a bid to restore Trump administration. Biden said that he would be a president for all Americans. The veteran Democrat further said that the US was facing a rise of political … Read the rest

Health Will Be The Priority At Joe Biden’s Swearing In

Today, the US would get its 46th President and 49th Vice President with the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Joe Biden and his deputy Kamala Harris. The ceremony will begin with singing of the national anthem and an invocation followed by poetry recitation, musical performances and a benediction ceremony.

Health is the top priority

The swearing-in ceremony will take place amid the pandemic that has infected over 2.4 crore people and claimed lives of 3.9 lakh patients. According to the official website bideninaugural.com, the priority will be to keep people healthy while following the inaugural traditions of America.

Since health is the only priority, the inaugural ceremony will have limited footprint. The “Parade Across America” will be televised for people. It will feature diverse and dynamic performances by noted actors and artists including Olympic athletes and everyday American heroes.

Pass in Review

The long-standing military tradition of Pass in Review will follow the swearing-in ceremony of the President-elect and the Vice President. Attended by President-elect, First Lady, Vice President-elect, and Second Gentleman, the Pass in Review reflects the peaceful transfer of power to the new Commander-in-Chief.… Read the rest