House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) highlighted the Biden administration’s differing standards of coronavirus guideline adherence for illegal migrants at the southern border versus American citizens during a subcommittee hearing Thursday with members of President Joe Biden’s coronavirus response team.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas confirmed during a hearing in March that the department was releasing illegal migrants it had apprehended into the interior of the country without first testing them for coronavirus.
In some instances, moreover, the federal government is funding air and bus travel for illegal migrants to their final destination within the country.
The CDC identifies Mexico as “Level 4: Very High Level of COVID-19 in Mexico.”
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