The New York Times reports:
President Biden reopened the country on Wednesday to people seeking green cards, ending a ban on legal immigration that President Donald J. Trump imposed last spring, citing what he said was the need to protect American jobs during the pandemic.
In a proclamation, Mr. Biden said that the ban did “not advance the interests of the United States,” challenging Mr. Trump’s claims that the way to protect the American economy during the health crisis was to shut the country off from the rest of the world.
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President Biden lifted a freeze on green cards, ending a ban on legal immigration that Donald Trump imposed last spring. https://t.co/pwJhj5rKTP
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