Kamala Harris will address the Washington Conference on the Americas from the White House on Monday morning where she will hold her first public event related to her role as 'border czar.'
The vice president is expected to underline her role addressing 'root causes' of migration in Northern Triangle countries, according to experts of her address released by the White House Monday evening.
'We want to help people find hope at home,' Harris will say in encouraging people to stay in their home countries. 'And so we are focused on addressing both the acute factors and the root causes of migration.'
'Our Administration is implementing a comprehensive strategy with governments, international institutions, the private sector, foundations, and community organizations,' she will detail. 'The idea here is that our work will be coordinated— and that every sector will have a role to play.'
Harris has held two closed-door meetings with outside experts and philanthropists related to the mass migration crisis at the southern border.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Vice President Kamala Harris will hold her first public event on Monday related to her new role as 'border czar' 40 days after being given the responsibility of addressing the migration crisis
She hasn't however visited the border or before this point held any public remarks or events in her capacity in the five weeks since being named in charge of the crisis.
On Monday, Harris will deliver her remarks to the conference from the White House in a live-streamed event.
Republicans have been highly critical of Harris not visiting the border to see the humanitarian crisis for herself – and largely remaining silent publicly on her role.
The White House has repeatedly tried to rebrand Harris' position, claiming she is looking to help fix situations in Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador to help quell migration to the U.S. by making situations in Central American countries more desirable.
Since she was named 'border czar', Harris has traveled to many other places in the U.S. other than the border, where she has touted the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan and Biden's proposed trillions in spending for real and 'human' infrastructure development.
This has garnered even more criticism from those on the left who