Biden administration explains why vaccine mandates don’t apply to illegal immigrants “It’s different”

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A source of contention many Americans has is that illegal immigrants have been essentially exempted from most federal COVID-19 health and safety mandates, including mandatory vaccination and the wearing of masks in schools.

In New Jersey, photos of a maskless school on a federal military base show refugee Afghan children maskless in a classroom. But in New Jersey, the average American citizen child has to wear a face mask in public schools.

When asked why President Joe Biden’s COVID vaccine mandate doesn’t apply to illegal immigrants, President Joe Biden’s Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas said it’s “different,” during his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on 11/16/2021.

When asked why immigrants shouldn’t be required to be vaccinated upon entry into the U.S., DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas explained.

“The analysis for migrants encountered at the border is quite different than for the federal workforce that leads by example,” Mayorkas said.