US defense officials fear insider attack on inaugurationJoe Biden to cancel $9bn Keystone XL pipeline’s permit‘An unmitigated disaster’: America’s year of CovidKamala Harris: how will the next vice-president wield her power? Join the Guardian for a live conversation today 3.14pm GMT Joe Biden plans to slowly unroll Donald Trump’s anti-immigration policies, making it gradually easier for people to seek asylum at the US-Mexico border and extend protections for immigrants already living in the US. But that change may take some time.Here’s more from CBS News, which spoke to people who have been briefed on Biden’s immigration plans: President-elect Joe Biden plans to begin gradually making it easier to seek asylum along the U.S.-Mexico border, impose a deportation moratorium and extend protections for so-called “Dreamers” using his executive authority, people briefed on the plans told CBS News.He also plans to propose a broad immigration bill that, if passed by Congress, could legalize millions of immigrants living in the U.S. without legal permission. 2.49pm GMT After dozens of rioters who stormed the US Capitol on January 6 were allowed to leave the building with no immediate consequences, people have been helping officials identify those who were a part of the mob through photos and videos of the insurrection. One Pennsylvania woman now has a criminal court case against her for storming the Capitol and for potentially stealing Nancy Pelosi’s laptop with plans to sell it to Russia, according to CNN. Arrested. 22-year-old Riley June Williams now in jail after her ex-boyfriend spotted her in news video from inside the US Capitol, and called the FBI tip line. She’s now being investigated for stealing Nancy Pelosi’s laptop and attempting to sell it to a friend in Russia. pic.twitter.com/6R0d6BufNZ Continue reading…
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Publish date : 2021-01-18 15:14:42
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