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Biden Asks Supreme Court to Delay Oral Arguments on Border Wall | U.S. and Immigration News

00:07-04:51 February 2 is Groundhog Day! And unfortunately, Punxsutawney Phil did see his shadow, which means we’ll have six more weeks of winter. But don’t worry! Phil’s predictions are only correct roughly 50% of the time. Groundhog Chuck, on Staten Island did not see his shadow this year and predicted an early spring!  Groundhog Chuck is among the world’s most accurate weather-predicting animals – he has a 78 percent accuracy rate. Chuck has been wrong only once since 2010. 04:52-13:35 Biden signed three executive orders today aimed at Trump’s hardline immigration policies, including establishing a task force designed to reunite families separated at the US-Mexico border. The task force will be chaired by the Department of Homeland Security secretary and work across the US government, along with partners. 11:19-12:40 The Justice Department asked the Supreme Court to postpone oral arguments in significant cases regarding former Trump's border wall plans. One of Biden’s first actions in office was to halt border wall construction while the government reviews how the wall’s construction was funded.  12:40-13:35 The Senate also confirmed Alejandro Mayorkas as Homeland Security secretary today, after Monday night's vote was delayed due to weather. He was approved by a 57-42 margin. And in an 86 to 13 vote, the Senate confirmed Pete Buttigieg as Biden’s transportation secretary. He is the first openly gay person ever to win confirmation to a Cabinet position. 13:35-16:35 February is Black History Month! This month is an annual celebration of achievements by Black Americans and a time for recognizing their central role in U.S. history. Also known as African American History Month, the event grew out of “Negro History Week,” which was created by historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent Black Americans. 16:36-18:44 On the first day of Black History Month, U.S. voting rights activist Stacey Abrams was been nominated for this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for her work to promote nonviolent change through the ballot box. Lars Haltbrekken, a Socialist Party member of Norway’s parliament, said: “Abrams’ work follows in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s footsteps in the fight for equality before the law and for civil rights.” 18:45-19:25 Black Lives Matter has also been nominated for a 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Norwegian member of parliament Petter Eide said he nominated the organization because it is "bringing forward a new consciousness and awareness about racial justice." 19:26-21:00 According to statistics from Johns Hopkins University, there are now over 103 million novel coronavirus cases worldwide. Over 2.2 million people have died. Over 57.5 million people have recovered globally. 21:01-25:41  The Biden administration announced a nearly $232 million deal to ramp up at-home coronavirus testing. In December, the FDA granted emergency use authorization to tests developed by Ellume – an Australian company. They provide results in 15 minutes and have shown to be about 95% accurate. 25:40-28:22 Marvel's Black Panther is getting a Kingdom of Wakanda spinoff series on Disney+. Black Panther and Black Panther II director Ryan Coogler is attached to the Wakanda series, as part of the five-year deal between his Proximity Media company and Disney. 28:23-29:40 Mike Pence has just gotten a dose of post-Vice President reality, because Air Force 2 has a new leaseholder, which is why he took a flight Monday in coach. Pence and his wife, Karen, hopped aboard an American Airlines jet from Saint Croix to Charlotte, North Carolina.   29:41-33:58 Talk show host, Wendy Williams, now in her 13th season interviewing celebrities and dishing unfiltered opinions during her "Hot Topics" segment, is the subject of two Lifetime projects: "Wendy Williams: The Movie," a biopic, and the documentary, "Wendy Williams: What a Mess!" 33:59-37:44 Dustin Diamond, who played the role of Screech on the popular 1990s high school comedy "Saved by the Bell," died Monday after a recent cancer diagnosis. He was 44." . Attorney Advertisement. Prior successful results do not guarantee a similar outcome. Call us for HELP NOW! *USA*: 1-800-529-5465 *INT:* 1-212-227-8933 VISIT Law Offices of Spar Bernstein 225 Broadway, 5th FL New York, New York 10007 https://www.lawsb.com/ https://www.bradshowlive.com/ Book Immigration Consultation with Brad Bernstein for Legal Consultation NOW! https://www.lawsb.com/book-and-pay-for-consultation-with-brad-bernstein/ Book an Immigration consultation with our immigration lawyer NOW! https://www.lawsb.com/book-and-pay-for-immigration-consultation/ Join the Brad Squad https://www.facebook.com/groups/BradShowLiveBradSquad SOCIAL MEDIA Visit BradShowLive Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BradShowLive/ Follow Brad Show Live Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bradshowlive/ Follow Brad Show Live Twitter https://twitter.com/BradShowLive

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