There’s an ongoing debate over what to call the situation at the border. Is it a crisis? Is it not? A new poll reveals what most Americans consider the situation at the U.S. southern border to be. This comes as one of the biggest news organizations, The Associated Press, just released a memo telling reporters to avoid that term.
Amid the debate, the Biden administration is calling for federal government volunteers. That’s to help Border Patrol with the rise in unaccompanied minors crossing illegally over into the United States. The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) issued a memo last week asking federal government employees to volunteer for up to 120 days to assist border officials.
The official White House website now refers to the “Biden-Harris administration.” Previous administrations were only named after the president. Analysts say this is another example of Kamala Harris breaking the traditional role of the vice president.
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