Mexico pushes back against new U.S. immigration plan

Tracy FergusonFeb 23, 2017

It's worth noting that Mexico has been a good partner in trying to stem illegal immigration into the U.S. But Team Trump is batting zero right now.

The US officials start their trips on Wednesday. The rest of the conversation took place in Spanish.

He will also observe the arrival of a DHS repatriation flight in Guatemala City filled with undocumented migrants to the United States who were sent back to their home country.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said Kelly will meet with Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales as well as the ministers of government and foreign affairs.

Mayor Pro Tem Greg Smith says a wall would harm the area's economy by hurting its relationship with Mexico.

The Mexican official said his country learned about the proposal when the Kelly memos were disclosed by McClatchy and other media outlets over the weekend.

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"The wall, if it is built, even the design of it, seems to be an affront to our Mexican neighbors", Sorg said.

But this is not the first time the month-old Trump administration has diplomatically snubbed the Mexicans.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly are due to arrive in Mexico Wednesday afternoon for talks between both nations on immigration and security.

No detailed agenda has yet been released for the Mexico visit.

On Wednesday, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray, quoted by Reuters, said his country will not accept new "unilateral" us immigration proposals and will not hesitate in taking the matter to the United Nations. She asked why the council hasn't considered resolutions against drug cartels' activities and the flow of drugs into the United States from Mexico.

The idea is part of a raft of immigration proposals signed by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly that are likely to spur worldwide and legal challenges. Read the story.

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Hayley MacDonald said, "One of the things I love about this community is how we're so close to Mexico and it's a loving community and welcomed all different cultures and all different religions".

FILE - Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto speaks to the audience during a meeting with members of the Diplomatic Corps in Mexico City, Mexico.

The Las Cruces City Council has passed a resolution opposing President Donald Trump's plan to build a wall along the U.S.

Mexican officials have rejected calls by Trump to pay for a border wall.

Canada's government should not throw Mexico "under the bus", said former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, who also spoke at the same event.

They will discuss border security, law enforcement and trade, the State Department said. "I think they would echo that same sentiment".

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Out of solidarity, he says he'll "try to do our gringo version of Latino food and serve them if they want to come in". "I'd love to simply disappear, but my job is to primarily help immigrants, so I can not just stop going to work".

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