Tag: Coronavirus

March 5, 2021

March 9, 2021

The Biden administration is proposing using FEMA in South Texas to help with an influx of migrants, primarily to strengthen Covid-19 testing and isolation procedures. 

Tags: Coronavirus, U.S. Policy

March 4, 2021

March 9, 2021

108 migrants in Brownsville tested positive for Covid-19, provoking an outcry from, among others, the Texas governor who repealed a mask mandate days before. Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) also reported that an unidentified number of additional Border Patrol agents are being sent to the Rio Grande Valley sector on 30-day assignments to help manage the situation on the border. 

Tags: Border Patrol, Coronavirus, Rio Grande Valley