The president will also sign an executive order establishing a Gender Policy Council within the executive office.
Biden said the goal of 125,000 refugee admissions ― up from 15,000 this year under Trump ― would be for the coming fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.
President Joe Biden signed executive orders on family separation, border security and legal immigration on Tuesday, a move Biden described as "eliminating bad policy."
The president's embrace of a higher minimum wage for federal contractors is a testament to the Fight for $15 ― and to his own evolution on executive power.
The new president has already undone some of Donald Trump's efforts to undermine unions and job security.
Big changes to unemployment benefits, mask policies and worker safety could be coming to your work.
The president’s latest executive actions put a pause on new oil and gas leasing on federal acres and set an aggressive conservation goal.
President Joe Biden is reportedly expected to sign an executive order Thursday, fulfilling a campaign promise.
The executive order, part of a suite of climate actions, could set the stage for bigger policies down the road.
While a largely symbolic coronavirus measure, it’s in stark contrast to the actions of Donald Trump, who actively fomented racism against Asian Americans.