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LGBT discrimination, face mask mandate, DACA: 5 actions taken by Biden on his first day in office

President Joe Biden sits in the Oval Office as he signs a series of executive orders at the White House in Washington, D.C., after being sworn in at the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021.
President Joe Biden sits in the Oval Office as he signs a series of executive orders at the White House in Washington, D.C., after being sworn in at the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021. | JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images

During his first day in office Wednesday, President Joe Biden signed 17 executive orders, some of which reversed Trump administration policies. 

Here are five notable actions that Biden took on his first day in office. They include the issues of discrimination on the basis of gender identity and sexual orientation, immigration, climate change, and a mandate on wearing face masks on federal property. 

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