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22 Oct
Since the beginning of 2021, illegal entries into the United States through its border with Mexico have multiplied. This coincides with the inauguration of President Joe Biden, who promised to undo a restrictive immigration policy put in place by his predecessor Donald Trump. Those who have come to try their luck are mostly single men, but unaccompanied minors and families are also attempting the crossing. FRANCE 24’s Fanny Allard and Kethevane Gorjestani report.
21 Oct
The US president has voiced his concern over China's missile capabilities as his nominee to be the next ambassador to the country said "we certainly cannot trust the Chinese" over the issue of Taiwan.
20 Oct
Justice Department officials say the law is "plainly unconstitutional" and want it blocked until legal clarity is found on the matter. The court previously allowed the ban to go into effect.
10 Oct
Congressional Republicans' refusal to vote alongside Democrats to raise the debt ceiling is "reckless and dangerous," US President Joe Biden says in a speech from the White House.
3 Oct
Biden called for greater cooperation on climate change, global conflict and the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, UN chief Antonio Guterres warned of a rising "sense of impunity" in governments across the world.
28 Sep
President Joe Biden receives his Covid-19 booster shot in line with US government health authorities' guidelines at the White House in Washington, DC.
27 Sep
The US president has said the use of horses to confront Haitian refugees at the border with Mexico has been "outrageous" and has warned there will be consequences.
27 Sep
Donald Trump lost the 2020 election to Joe Biden by even more votes than initially believed, according to a review backed by Trump's allies in the Republican Party.
23 Sep
The US will buy another 500 million vaccines to share with the world, President Joe Biden said. He made the announcement during a virtual summit on the pandemic with other world leaders.
20 Sep
US President Joe Biden is hoping to win support in Congress for a plan to boost spending on healthcare, education and infrastructure, paid for by tax hikes on corporations and the wealthiest Americans. But the plan's fate is far from certain. Also, IMF head Kristalina Georgieva rejects allegations that she altered a report at her previous job at the World Bank in order to appease China.
18 Sep
Joe Biden will host prime ministers of India, Japan and Australia at the White House for the first Quad summit. COVID-19, climate change and China are expected among the key issues at the meeting.
13 Sep
US President Joe Biden says a "distinct minority of Americans" are to blame for preventing the United States from overcoming the pandemic during a speech from the White House on the nation's fight against the Covid-19 Delta variant. He says he will mandate companies with 100 or more employees to vaccinate all workers or administer weekly Covid-19 tests in a new effort to defeat the surging Delta virus.

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