Biden Begins Presidency with a Wave of Executive Orders

Biden takes immediate action in revoking Trump’s legacy

Following his inauguration as the 46th president of the United States of America, President Biden has taken immediate action in enacting his agenda. 

“There is no time to start like today” stated Biden.

Within the first hours of his presidency, Biden took to the Oval Office where he signed 17 Executive actions, 15 of which being Executive Orders. By doing so, President Biden can look to change key points of policies unilaterally, while avoiding the potential bureaucracy of the Senate. 

The Executive actions signed by Biden cover a breadth of topics addressing key issues, including the Covid-19 pandemic, regulatory processes and immigration. Detailed below are an explanation of the federal directives’ topic, a summary and whether it is a legislative reversal:

These changes are designed to provide robust stability to a period of perceived instability which hopes to foster a climate of certainty and profitable business – domestically and internationally. 

President Biden’s actions have caused the revocation of entry restrictions to passport holders from seven Muslim-majority countries – Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen – and this will allow easier access to international hubs for business, education, and immigration.