EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) — Sen. Ted Cruz, who was in El Paso on Friday, mentioned it’s time for border restrictions to go away.
In the course of the go to, Cruz commented on the non-essential border journey restrictions which were in place since March 2020.
“It’s hurting Texas from El Paso all the way in which to Brownsville. We have to open up authorized commerce in order that our buddies in Mexico can come throughout the bridge, can buy groceries at shops right here in El Paso, can go eat dinner at eating places in El Paso, can go do enterprise with companies in El Paso,” Cruz mentioned.
The restrictions had been set to run out on Aug. 21 however the U.S. Division of Homeland Safety prolonged the restrictions on non-essential journey at U.S.-Mexico and U.S.-Canada borders crossings to Sept. 21.