Vice President Kamala Harris has been missing in action for the nearly 80 days since being appointed President Joe Biden’s border point person. As she travels to Guatemala and Mexico for her first foreign trip as vice president, it is another reminder that she continues to avoid the crisis raging at our southern border.
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents are apprehending nearly 6,000 migrants attempting to illegally cross the border every day, the highest number in more than two decades. As bad as those numbers are, they fail to show the true extent of the security and humanitarian disaster deteriorating before our very eyes.
It is as if Harris believes this issue will magically disappear if we pretend it is not there, refusing to visit the border or even holding a press conference on the crisis. Instead, she tries to laugh it off while the crisis only gets worse.
The Biden-Harris administration’s weak immigration policies have left our Border Patrol agents outnumbered, our facilities overcrowded, and our immigration system completely overwhelmed. As a result, nearly a quarter of attempts by migrants to illegally cross into the United States have been successful, adding to the tens of thousands of