President Biden has issued another two executive orders aimed at the coronavirus pandemic's economic fallout.
Millions of Americans have claimed unemployment insurance as they lost their jobs amid the pandemic, not to mention thousands of noncitizen workers who haven't been eligible for the benefits.
Congress has so far passed two relief bills aimed at helping those who have lost their jobs, though many families are still struggling.
Biden is pushing Congress to pass another $1.9 trillion stimulus program, but took initial and immediate relief steps Friday with another round of executive orders.
The first order would increase how much families are given through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program each week.
Notably, the order will also let people claim unemployment benefits even if they quit their job because they feel unsafe working it during the pandemic, among other economic benefits aimed at low-income Americans.
Biden has spent the first two days of his presidency issuing executive orders to combat Trump's policies on immigration, climate, the pandemic, and more. »