Mexico getting 1 million doses of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine from U.S.

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Mexican border cities will get 1 million doses of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, that country’s president said Monday. The announcement by Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador comes on the eve of Kamala Harris’ visit to Mexico to discuss how to curb the ongoing migrant surge that continues … Read more

Groups make last-minute appeal for Biden to ‘defund’ ICE, CBP

EL PASO, Texas (Border Report) – Migrant advocates on Thursday made a last-minute appeal for President Biden to take money earmarked for immigration enforcement and spend it on education and health care instead. “I call on the president to put forward a compassionate budget, one that affirms the dignity and humanity of our immigrant neighbors,” … Read more

Disabled migrant girl whose father carried her most of the journey from Honduras allowed to seek care in U.S.

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (Border Report) — As he made his way north from Honduras last month, Luis had to carry his disabled 9-year-old daughter Dayana for most of the 9-day journey. Honduran migrant Luis shows on May 10, 2021, how he carried his 9-year-old daughter Dayana, who has spina bifida, most of the journey from Central … Read more