US President-elect Joe Biden plans to increase the number of high-skilled visas, including the H-1B, and eliminate the limit on employment-based visas by country, both of which are expected to benefit tens of thousands of Indian professionals impacted by some immigration policies of the outgoing Trump administration. With Kamala Harris as his deputy, Biden is expected to reverse the move of the outgoing Trump administration to revoke work permits to the spouses of H-1B visas, which had adversely impacted a large number of Indian families in the US.
A bit after sunrise, dozens of Indigenous Temb men began preparing for the important day ahead. They danced, chanted and donned matching black Tshirts before setting off on motorbikes into Brazil’s Amazon forest.
The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 44 million, including more than 1,171,272 fatalities. More than 32,442,947 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on the coronavirus pandemic as it continues to pose a challenge for health workers and scientists who are in a race against time to produce a vaccine/medicine.
Donald Trump and his rival for the U.S. presidency, Joe Biden, will campaign in two election battlegrounds on Monday as they spar over the president’s plan to fill a vacant Supreme Court seat with only weeks before voters choose between them.