The US House on Wednesday passed the huge $1.9tn coronavirus relief and economic stimulus package that represents Joe Biden’s first major legislative victory. The massive legislation, a broadly popular bill with the public, received no Republican support. It aims to fulfil Democrats’ campaign promise to combat the coronavirus and revive a pummelled economy. It also includes sweeping anti-poverty measures that attempt to tackle deep-seated racial and gender inequalities in the American economy.
Singh says the resettlement program needs to be expanded.