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.@POTUS Biden: "The United States was built on a foundation of religious freedom and tolerance, a principle enshrined in the United States Constitution." Read the full proclamation "Ending Discriminatory Bans on Entry to The United States" below.
In a letter to @UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, President Biden announced the United States' intention to remain a full participant in the @WHO. We will continue to be a leader in confronting threats to global health and advancing health security.
Today, @POTUS Biden ended the discriminatory bans on entry to the United States, known to many as the Muslim and Africa travel bans. As a nation built on religious freedom and tolerance, we welcome people of all faiths and those of no faith at all. It is who we are.
Infectious disease knows no borders, and international cooperation is critical to seeing to it that an outbreak cannot become an epidemic. To that end, @POTUS Biden signed letters to @UN Secretary-General and Director General of @WHO today to resume U.S. membership in the WHO.
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