Start Your Day Here: The Latest On Migrants At The Border, COVID Booster Shots And More

Published September 22, 2021 at 7:37 AM EDT
Makeshift structures and tents are set up under a bridge in a migrant camp at the U.S.-Mexico border in Del Rio, Texas, on Tuesday.
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Thousands of migrants have set up camp under a bridge at the U.S.-Mexico border in Del Rio, Texas, pictured on Tuesday. The U.S. is flying hundreds back to Haiti.

Good morning,

Here are the stories we're following today:

Border tensions: The Biden administration is grappling with a camp of migrants seeking refuge in the U.S. Here's the latest on those actions and the response.

Booster update: We're watching a CDC advisory meeting about COVID-19 booster shots today and waiting for word from the FDA on who it says should get the additional shots.

Party bus problem: A high school in Massachusetts had to resort to a party bus for afield trip transportation. It may have spiced up the experience, but it highlights a national bus driver shortage as many students return to in-person learning.

🎧 Also on Up First, our daily podcast, the outlook for the pandemic and whether winter will prompt another surge.

— The Morning Edition live blog team

(Emily Alfin Johnson, Rachel Treisman, Dana Farrington, Chris Hopkins and Manuela López Restrepo)