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If Biden Is Serious About Covid, He’ll Protect the Border

They’ve [apprehensions of illegal border crossers] increased every month of the Biden administration. For the current fiscal year through June, Customs and Border Protection recorded more than 1.1 million apprehensions. The last time it reached even a million was 2006.

In April The New York Times reported “As the United States vaccinates larger numbers of people and several states begin to reopen after seeing lower infection rates, the failure of U.S. authorities to test adult migrants for the coronavirus in jam-packed border processing centers is creating a potential for new transmissions, public health officials and shelter operators warn.”

No one can say for certain how big a role these high levels of illegal immigration have played in the spread of the virus, but…

Read the full column in The Wall Street Journal


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