Biden to sign executive order on Americans held hostage or wrongfully detained abroad

By suyash 

July 18, 2022

President Biden has issued an executive order  

improve efforts to free American hostages and prisoners. 


The order authorizes the use of financial sanctions 

visa restrictions on both state and non-state actors as a tool 

departments and agencies to secure the release of detained Americans. 

It recommends a new warning indicator - the letter D