The remaining funds will be returned to the Pentagon and will also help mitigate destruction caused by border wall construction.
“Las personas tienen que alzar su voz y pelear por sus derechos, porque los tenemos. La vacuna está disponible para todos”, dijo Graciela Araujo.
“Stay there, and ask for an explanation,” Graciela Araujo said. “People have to speak up and fight for their rights because we do have rights here. The vaccine is available for everyone—for everyone.”
The visit to Carrizo Springs, Texas, was led by Rep. Joaquín Castro and included House Democrat Reps. Pete Aguilar, Ilhan Omar, Barbara Lee, Jimmy Panetta, Jennifer Wexton, and Rashida Tlaib.
The new facility in Carrizo Springs, Texas, currently houses less than 800 migrant boys who are age 18 and younger.
"I can’t think of a better partner as we rebuild our immigration system," Julie Rodríguez, Biden cabinet member said of Alida García.
The bills, which are separate from Biden's comprehensive immigration plan, are expected to have a better chance of passing in Congress.