Vice President Kamala Harris is scheduled to make her first appearance on “The View” Friday, with no immediate plans to visit the U. S.-Mexico border amid the ongoing migrant crisis.
Harris is expected to join hosts Whoopi Goldberg, Sara Haines, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin and Ana Navarro to discuss current issues connected to the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccinations, Afghanistan, immigration and voting rights, according to ABC News.
The vice president has not arranged for a visit to the southern border at the time of publication, as over 10,000 migrants, mostly Haitians, have migrated to the U. S. and have resided in makeshift shelters under the Del Rio International Bridge in recent days. The migrants have continued to endure overcrowded and unsanitary conditions with a lack of food, water, or proper bathroom facilities.
Footage showed Border Patrol herding Haitian migrants attempting to enter Del Rio in Ciudad Acuña, Mexico, Monday. Horse patrol units were deployed to combat the mass influx of illegal immigration. The U.S. and Mexico are collaborating to cease a continuation in migration across the border, leading to Mexican officials to block entryways in Ciudad Acuña in an effort of preventing the migrants from crossing the Rio Grande River.
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