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The Biden administration is planning on imposing new sanctions on Cuban officers who’re immediately linked to human rights violations within the nation, in line with The Washington Post.
Imposed underneath the Global Magnitsky Act, the sanctions will initially have an effect on what officers mentioned had been a small variety of people from Cuba’s Interior Ministry and army forces.
The measures come as President Biden faces growing strain from Congress, activist teams and Cuban Americans to take decisive motion in assist of the protesters.
The House of Representatives simply handed laws growing the variety of Afghan interpreters who’ve helped U.S. troops to immigrate to the United States.
Here’s the OMB Statement of Administration Policy in assist of Rep. Jason Crow’s laws to streamline the Special Immigrant Visas program for Afghans. pic.twitter.com/6p0Vtcmi4F
Under the laws, candidates would now not have to supply a sworn assertion that they confronted a selected menace or proof that they held a “sensitive and trusted” job. Instead, the measure would in impact stipulate that any Afghan who helped the U.S. authorities by definition faces retribution, and may have the ability to apply for a visa.