Mexico launches committee to implement United States migration deal

Saul Bowman
June 14, 2019

Mexico's newly-created national guard will also help support immigration agencies to better control the entry of migrants into Mexico, he said. Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard first denied any such deal, but he and Obrador conceded Monday that the full scope of the agreement with the USA had not yet been disclosed. This would allow migrants to claim asylum to the USA in Mexico - something which the Central American country has refused to do.

He later added, "We do have one other thing that will be announced at the appropriate time".

Mr Ebrard said: "We told them - I think it was the most important achievement of the negotiations - 'let's set a time period to see if what Mexico is proposing will work, and if not, we'll sit down and see what additional measures [are needed]'". But U.S. officials had already been working to expand the program, which has already led to the return of about 10,000 to Mexico without Mexico's public embrace. -Mexican border say they are fleeing violence and repression.

Text on the paper can clearly be made out, and appears to show details of Trump's plans, including the words: "The Government of Mexico will take all necessary steps under domestic law to bring the agreement into force with a view to ensuring that the agreement will enter into force within 45 days".

On Monday, Ebrard said Mexico has so far rejected any burden sharing agreement. The fundamental transformation of US-China relations will reshape the global order and create economic and diplomatic dilemmas for many other countries.

Central American migrants wait for assistance at the Mexican Commission for Refugee Aid (Comar) in Tapachula, Chiapas state, Mexico, on June 11, 2019.


Mexico will meet on Friday with USA immigration officials to hammer out details of the new plan, he added, aiming to secure a commitment to faster asylum proceedings. In an apparent reference to the regional asylum concept, he said the United States was also talking to Brazil, Central American nations and Panama.

It's not that President Trump secures a good deal, and not what is in the actual deal.

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Lionel Briand, communications chief for the French Customs office, previously told The Associated Press that the USA gets charged the same tariffs imposed on all non-EU countries.

The President had been threatening to impose tariffs on Mexican goods imported into the US for months in a bid to encourage the country's government to step up enforcement on illegal immigration.

"Mexico took the President's tariff threat very seriously and they're starting to take enforcement of their southern border seriously". To meet its commitments to Washington, Mexican migration facilities in the south need to be revamped, he said.

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