Biden announces plan to offer citizenship to 11 million illegal immigrants | Disrn

D45da86d 082d 48da b281 904f8aa67022Biden announces plan to offer citizenship to 11 million illegal immigrants | Disrn:

Former Vice President Joe Biden said in a Tuesday evening interview on NBC News that one of his first objectives as president will be offering a “pathway to citizenship” to some 11 million illegal immigrants currently living in the United States.

“I’m going to make a commitment in the first 100 days,” Biden said in the interview, “I will send an immigration bill to the United States Senate with a pathway to citizenship for over 11 million undocumented people in America.”

Though immigration was not a major focus of the 2020 presidential campaign, it was an issue that highlighted stark differences between Biden and incumbent Republican President Trump.

Another area of contrast was the issue of climate change, something Biden also addressed during the NBC interview.

“I will also be moving to do away with some of the I think very damaging executive orders that have significantly impacted on making the climate worse and making us less healthy,” the former vice president said.

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