A Western New York lawmaker is partnering with a lawmaker across the aisle, from the Adirondacks, to push for changes to the U.S. border restrictions.
Congressman Brian Higgins (D-NY-26) is working with Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) on a bipartisan effort to urge the Biden Administration to make a new plan for restoring border crossings between the U.S. and Canada. The borders have been closed to all non-essential travel since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
In a press release, the lawmakers say they sent a letter to President Joe Biden advocating for safe, reasonable travel between the U.S. and Canada.
“The continued ritual of monthly extensions without substantive signs of collaboration or progress only increases uncertainty and amplifies hardship for the border communities we represent. Since the onset of the restrictions, we have been adamant that preserving the