Immigration: Since President Biden’s inauguration, the U.S. Border Patrol has reported more than 1,076,000 land border encounters along the nation’s southern border, a 313% spike over last year. Victor and Dax Conteras, a father and son team who lead the non-profit group Hispanos Unidos, say a solution to the border crisis can occur but it will take a unified effort. Read more here.
Border Security and Pandemic Response: Also weighing in on how the border crisis is causing a ‘double standard’ with vaccine and mask policy is NM Congresswoman Yvette Herrell who says the number of people illegally crossing the border and entering the country, despite being infected with COVID-19, continues to increase. Read more here.