US to reopen land border to Canadians by next month, Schumer says

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O, Canada, come on back! The Biden administration intends to reopen overland border crossings to our vaccinated neighbors to the north by early November, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY)…
O, Canada, come on back!

The Biden administration intends to reopen overland border crossings to our vaccinated neighbors to the north by early November, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Tuesday night.

Schumer claimed he had received "direct confirmation" of the reopening plan from Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas. It would be the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020 that the world's longest land border opens to nonessential two-way travel traffic.

"Since the beginning of the pandemic, member[s] of our shared border community have felt the pain and economic hardship of the land border closures. That pain is about to end," Schumer said in a statement. "Very soon, the link between New York and our northern neighbors will finally be re-established, reuniting families, bolstering businesses, and ending a frustrating cycle of waiting for everyone involved."

The Canadian government opened its border to vaccinated American travelers on Aug. 9, but the Biden administration did not…
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