Biden’s most significant executive actions, from immigration to climate change

Biden’s most significant executive actions, from immigration to climate change
Annabelle Timsit
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Following an unusual inauguration ceremony, US president Joe Biden got right to work. In a symbolic move, Biden signed 17 executive actions, ranging from orders to memoranda and directives, that are in line with the promises he’s made to govern differently from his predecessor, Donald Trump. The flurry of orders—which deal with the pandemic, climate change, and racism—is a testament to how swiftly the new administration wants to reverse Trump’s legacy.