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President Joe Biden has signed a flurry of executive orders, actions and memorandums aimed at rapidly addressing the coronavirus pandemic and dismantling many of President Donald Trump’s policies.

NewsOne Nigeria reports that the 46th President of the United States of America, Joe Biden has taken 30 executive orders in the first days of his administration include halting funding for the construction of Trump’s border wall, reversing Trump’s travel ban targeting largely Muslim countries, imposing a mask mandate on federal property, ramping up vaccination supplies and requiring international travelers to provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test prior to traveling to the US.

Date Topic Reversal Summary
January 22 Economy Yes Restores collective bargaining power and worker protections for federal workers, and lays the foundation for $15 minimum wage
January 22 Economy No Calls for assistance to those who are struggling to buy food, missed out on stimulus checks or are unemployed.
January 21 Coronavirus No Accelerates manufacturing and delivery of supplies for vaccination, testing and Personal Protective Equipment
January 21 Coronavirus No Directs FEMA to expand reimbursement to states to fully cover the cost for National Guard personnel and emergency supplies
January 21 Coronavirus No Establishes the Pandemic Testing Board to expand US coronavirus testing capacity
January 21 Coronavirus No Establishes a preclinical program to boost development of therapeutics in response to pandemic threats
January 21 Coronavirus No Enhances the nation’s collection, production, sharing and analysis of coronavirus data
January 21 Coronavirus No Directs FEMA to create federally-supported community vaccination centers
January 21 Coronavirus No Directs the Department of Education and HHS to provide guidance for safely reopening and operating schools, childcare providers and institutions of higher education
January 21 Coronavirus No Calls on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to release clear guidance on Covid-19, decide whether to establish emergency temporary standards, and directs OSHA to enforce worker health and safety requirements
January 21 Coronavirus No Requires mask wearing in airports and on certain modes of transportation, including many trains, airplanes, maritime vessels and intercity buses. International travelers must provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test prior to coming to the US
January 21 Coronavirus No Creates the Covid-19 Health Equity Task Force to help ensure an equitable pandemic response and recovery
January 21 Coronavirus No A presidential directive to restore America’s leadership, support the international pandemic response effort, promote resilience for future threats and advance global health security and the Global Health Security Agenda
January 20 Coronavirus No Launches a “100 Days Masking Challenge” asking Americans to wear masks for 100 days. Requires masks and physical distancing in federal buildings, on federal lands and by government contractors, and urges states and local governments to do the same.
January 20 Coronavirus Yes Stops the United States’ withdrawal from the World Health Organization, with Dr. Anthony Fauci becoming the head of the delegation to the WHO
January 20 Coronavirus No Creates the position of Covid-19 Response Coordinator, reporting directly to Biden and managing efforts to produce and distribute vaccines and medical equipment
January 20 Economy No Extends the existing nationwide moratorium on evictions and foreclosures until at least March 31
January 20 Economy No Extends the existing pause on student loan payments and interest for Americans with federal student loans until at least September 30
January 20 Environment Yes Rejoins the Paris climate accord, a process that will take 30 days
January 20 Environment Yes Cancels the Keystone XL pipeline and directs agencies to review and reverse more than 100 Trump actions on the environment
January 20 Equity Yes Rescinds the Trump administration’s 1776 Commission, directs agencies to review their actions to ensure racial equity
January 20 Equity No Prevents workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity
January 20 Census Yes Requires non-citizens to be included in the Census and apportionment of congressional representatives
January 20 Immigration No Fortifies DACA after Trump’s efforts to undo protections for undocumented people brought into the country as children
January 20 Immigration Yes Reverses the Trump administration’s restrictions on US entry for passport holders from seven Muslim-majority countries
January 20 Immigration Yes Undoes Trump’s expansion of immigration enforcement within the United States
January 20 Immigration Yes Halts construction of the border wall by terminating the national emergency declaration used to fund it
January 20 Immigration No Extends deferrals of deportation and work authorizations for Liberians with a safe haven in the United States until June 30, 2022
January 20 Ethics No Requires executive branch appointees to sign an ethics pledge barring them from acting in personal interest and requiring them to uphold the independence of the Department of Justice
January 20 Regulation Yes Directs OMB director to develop recommendations to modernize regulatory review and undoes Trump’s regulatory approval process
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