Agents reportedly have time to get a full vaccine by November 1, or they can expect a pink slip.
US Customs and Border Patrol agents have been put on official notice by the Biden administration that they should be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or fired by November 1, according to a whistleblower who asked the House Judiciary Committee. The ranking member raised the alarm to Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio.
Jordan told Granthshala News’ Laura Ingraham: “People who are plucking their tails, enforcing our law, doing their job at the border — they’ll be fired if they don’t get vaccinated.”
Jordan pointed out that immigrants entering the US illegally are given the choice of whether or not to be vaccinated against the coronavirus, saying of the double standard, “that’s how ridiculous the Biden administration has become.”
The alleged deadline to vaccinate Border Patrol agents comes as the DHS struggles to manage the ongoing crisis at the southern border, and Republicans have warned that President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for federal workers may be scrapped. Agents could not come at a worse time.
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Tom McClintock, Calif., in a letter to DHS Secretary Alejandro Meyerkas, Jordan and Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee Ranking Member, accused the Biden administration of “now openly targeting the heroic men and women of the US Border Patrol”. Slips.
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Congressmen noted that recruiting and recruiting Border Patrol personnel has been a difficulty for many administrations because of their hard work, and argued that the Biden administration is only exacerbating the problem.
“It is unbelievable that the Biden administration will allow COVID-positive illegal aliens to cross the border but eliminate dedicated law-enforcement officers who do not comply with President Biden’s mandate,” Jordan and McClintock wrote.
The pair told Meyerkas, “We hope that for the sake of security or our country that you see an error in this decision, choose to support the CBP heroes who put their lives on the line every day, and for the CBP officers.” find reasonable accommodations who do. Don’t want to comply with this order for personal or medical reasons.”
The Department of Homeland Security did not immediately respond to Granthshala News’ request for comment.