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Biden to propose 8-year citizenship path for immigrants with just one day left until inauguration Updated: 2021-01-19 15:43:22 KST


President-elect Joe Biden will roll out his new immigration agenda for an estimated 11-million people living in the U.S. without legal status.
Biden plans to propose a bill which would cut down the time it takes to get citizenship to 8 yearsand a potential five-year path to temporary legal status.
With just one day to go until inauguration day, nearly 200-thousand U.S. flags filled up a park in Washington D.C.part of the 'America United' theme, to represent those who are unable to attend the event due to the pandemic.
Tightened security was put in place as well to avoid any potential disruptions.
The Capitol building was put on alert on Monday U.S. local time after a small fire broke out nearby.
Thick smoke came from under a bridge, sparking a security alert but no injuries were reported.
While President-elect Joe Biden gets ready to take office, President Donald Trump is set to leave the White House like no other president in recent U.S. history.
Usually, outgoing presidents take a military helicopter from the White House to an air force base in Maryland, then board a government jet.
But, according to CNN, Trump will be flying Air Force One for the last time to his private resort in Florida just hours before the inauguration, as he had announced last week that he will not be attending the event.
Bae Eun-ji, Arirang News.
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