U.S. opening border to vaccinated travelers
Will require in January vaccination for essential workers crossing border
Last updated 10/13/2021 at 11:42am
After 20 months of closure to nonessential travel due to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. Department of Homeland Security said the northern and southern borders of the United States will open to vaccinated people in November.
That follows Canada opening its border to vaccinated travelers in early August and intense pressure from Montana leaders for the U.S. to reciprocate.
Montana Sens. Jon Tester, a Democrat, and Steve Daines, a Republican, and Republican Rep. Matt Rosendale as well as Republican Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte had been calling on the Biden administration long before Canada's Jul...