Washington's border with Canada reopening to vaccinated travelers in November after 19 months

It’s welcome news for the town of Point Roberts, Wash., which is cut off from the rest of the state and has been struggling to survive without Canadian tourism.

SEATTLE — Washington’s border with Canada will reopen to travelers who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in early November, according to Washington State Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA), after the Biden administration told senior members of Congress on Tuesday.

The new border rules, which are expected to be officially announced Wednesday, apply to all U.S. borders with Canada and Mexico. The rules will allow fully vaccinated foreign nationals to enter the U.S. regardless of the reason for travel

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