Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday was greeted by protesters in New Hampshire who urged her to visit the US-Mexico border in her role as the Biden administration’s migration czar.
A handful of protesters brandished signs near Portsmouth, NH, including one that read “Mexico —2,254 mi,” according to a pool report.
Another sign said, “Hey Kamala / Stop the illegal invasion / Go visit Mexico.” Yet another sign said, “Impeach Biden-Harris.”
Harris was in New Hampshire to promote President Biden’s more than $2 trillion infrastructure proposal. She made a similar trip Monday to North Carolina.
Biden on March 24 asked Harris to lead the US response to a surge of migrants, including families and unaccompanied minors from the “Northern Triangle” — Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador — in Central America.
Vice President Kamala Harris walks with Sen. Maggie Hassan in Plymouth, New Hampshire.SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images
But the White House later emphasized she would address only the “root causes” of migration and