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A memo issued by the US President has ordered the Department of State and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to reduce overstays of business and tourist visitors and of other non-immigrant visa holders. "The Presidential Memo refers to all classes of non-immigrant visas, which is all encompassing," said a global firm specialising in immigration laws.
Joe Biden made his announcement in a video posted on Twitter. Thursday's announcement marks the unofficial end of the chaotic early phase of the 2020 presidential season. The field now features at least 20 Democrats jockeying for the chance to take on President Donald Trump next year. Several lesser-known candidates may still join the race.
Global warming has made more than twice ocean dwellers disappear in comparison to land dwellers from their habitats, a study discovered. The greater vulnerability of sea creatures may significantly impact human communities that rely on fish for food and economic activity. The research was conducted on nearly 400 species from lizards, fish to spiders.
The US has put India in a tight energy fix and strategic tangle, ending the waiver that allowed New Delhi to buy Iranian oil even as it whittled down supplies from Tehran. Other countries that also lost the waiver in the face of the Trump administration's hostility towards Iran are all American allies – Japan, South Korea, Italy, Greece, Turkey, and Taiwan.