US President-elect Joe Biden will provide US citizenship to over 5 lakh Indians, according to a policy document issued by the Biden campaign. He will work towards providing a roadmap to American citizenship for nearly 11 million indocumented immigrants, including over 500,000 from India. The 77-year-old Democrat will also establish a minimum admission number of 95,000 refugees annually. Biden has triumphed over incumbent US President Donald Trump in a closely-fought presidential election. He has become the oldest man ever elected to the White House.
A group of 50 Democratic and Republican members of Congress is due to unveil $1.5 trillion bipartisan coronavirus relief legislation on Tuesday, in an election year effort to break a monthlong impasse in COVID19 talks between the White House and top Democrats.
Polands governing conservative party has come under fire from its coalition partners and the opposition alike over a draft law that would ban fur farms and the use of animals in shows and circuses, and restrict the ritual slaughter of livestock.