Pres. Biden Issues Executive Orders On Immigration, Foreign Policy

He announced a new executive order to drastically raise the refugee admissions cap in his first fiscal year in office.
Posted at 5:53 PM, Feb 04, 2021

President Joe Biden: "America is back. America is back. Diplomacy is back."

Pres. Biden announces executive actions on foreign policy and national security at the State Department. 

The president said he is using an executive order to restore the refugee admissions program back to 125,000 people through the first full fiscal year of the Biden-Harris administration.

The president also announced an end to all American support for offensive operations in the war in Yemen, including relevant arm sales. 

Secretary of State Antony Blinken has appointed career foreign policy officer Tim Lenderking as special envoy to the conflict.