Monday, June 7, 2021
VP Harris to Visit Guatemala, Mexico to Discuss Migration, Human Trafficking, Corruption
Alexandra Jaffe and Christopher Sherman for the Associated Press report on Vice President Kamala Harris's visit this week to Guatemala and Mexico, her first foreign trip as vice president. During the trip, the Biden administration is expected to announce new measures to fight smuggling and trafficking, and hopes to announce additional anti-corruption efforts. The Vice President has been tasked by President Joe Biden with addressing the root causes of the migration to the U.S.-Mexico border.
CNN previously reported that "since the President asked her to take charge of immigration from Central America, Vice President Kamala Harris and her staff have sought to make one thing clear: She does not manage the southern border.