After the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States of America on January 20, 2021, his administration began immediately.
5 Actions To Note:
- The Biden administration extended eviction and foreclosure moratoriums until March 31 and will continue to suspend student loan repayments until September.
- Biden rejoined the World Health Organization and the Paris Climate Accord, both of which Donald Trump exited during his presidency.
- Biden revoked Trump’s attempt to exclude non-citizens from being counted in the U.S. Census, which affects representation in Congress and the allocation of federal grant money.
- Biden reversed Trump’s travel ban from several Muslim-majority countries, including Syria, Iran, Iraq, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen, and told the State Department to start allowing visa applications from these countries again.
- Biden issued a mask and social distancing mandate on all federal lands for federal employees and contractors.