Biden lifting land border travel restrictions for fully vaccinated
The Biden administration will open up U.S. land borders with Canada and Mexico to non-essential travel starting in November — but only to those fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Why it matters: Government officials and business leaders have decried the economic impact pandemic travel restrictions have had on border communities. They have called for the U.S. to reopen the borders given high, and rising, vaccinations rates there.
What's happening: Officials will implement land border vaccine requirements in two phases, an administration official told reporters on a Tuesday evening call.
Early next month, non-essential travelers from Mexico...