16 August, 2022

Biden reverses controversial Trump orders

By Maria T. Morales

Joe Biden's first day of work, President of the United States, coincided with the fatal first anniversary of the emergence of the also first case of contagion by COVID-19 in the country.

Paradoxically, controlling and stopping the pandemic became his first challenge just when it had already charged more than 400 thousand lives, across the country, and infected 24 millions 434 thousand 283, according to Johns Hopkins University.

In that context, the mandatary, signed 17 executive orders, among which are the mandatory use of masks in federal buildings and accelerating the vaccination process nationwide.

With the anticovid vaccination campaign, the president seeks to immunize at least 100 million people in the first 100 days in office.

further, again, the American nation became part of the World Health Organization (WHO).

In immigration matters, the president ordered the suspension of the construction of the wall between the border of Mexico and the United States.

The search and reunification of families separated at the border by the previous administration is also another of the measures signed.

further, ordered to suspend, by 100 days, the deportations of those people who are in said process, which opens the probability that those who have committed minor offenses can think of a second chance to stay in the country.

About this suspension, experts on immigration issues clarified that the measure has nothing to do with an immigration pardon.

further, Biden suspended restrictions to enter the country, imposed on Muslim tourists by the previous administration.

Likewise, The president signed the return of the United States to the Paris Accords and together with 189 more countries, promote the fight against climate change.

Stamped with your signature of these executive orders, the president seeks, in a way, rectify many of the controversial actions of the previous administration

On his first day in the Oval Office of the White House, the mandatary, practically "fixed" the broken dishes of his predecessor.