AOC calls Harris' immigration comments 'disappointing' as VP warns migrants 'do not come'

In 'n twitterpos, Ocasio-Cortez het gesê dat hy na die VS kom. grens asiel is 'n wettige manier van aankoms.

Die progressiewe demokraat het ook gesê dat die Amerikaanse. has contributed to destabilization in certain areas of Latin America andwe can’t help set someone’s house on fire and then blame them for fleeing.

Soos voorheen deur Fox News berig, Harris made comments appearing to clarify the administration’s stance on immigration during a visit to Guatemala, where she said the U.S. intends to continue working toward securing its border.

I want to emphasize that the goal of our work is to help Guatemalans find hope at home, at the same time I want to be clear to folks in this region who are thinking about making the dangerous trek to the United States-Mexico borderdo not come, do not come,” sy het gese. “There are legal methods by which migration can and should occur.

Harris said the administration would discourage illegal migration and that people who arrived at the border that way would beturned back.


Harris partook in a joint press conference with Guatemalan President Alejandro Giammattei during her first trip to the region since President Biden tasked her with taking the lead on combating the “kernoorsake” of illegal immigration in the countries where it originates.

Harris previously identified several acute causes of migration from Guatemala, including recent hurricanes, persistent drought, and the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Root causes include poverty and the resulting lack of economic opportunities, corruption and the absence of good governance, en geweld teen vroue, the LGBTQ community and Afro-descendants.

She was tapped for the role at the end of March as the number of migrants looking to cross the U.S. border surges.

Giammattei noted that the U.S. has been asked to send a clearer message on immigration.

Adam Shaw van Fox News het bygedra tot hierdie verslag.

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