March 1, 2017

Rift between the United States and Mexico appears to be deepening

U.S. Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson  and Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly visited Mexico this week, calling the visit “a step toward mutual understanding”  as they sought to cool off tensions that threaten to derail trade and other key agreements between Mexico and the United States.

However, it appears the relationship between the two nations continues to fray.  President Trump has issued a new immigration order to round up and deport immigrants who are in the United States illegally and directing U.S. authorities to deport to Mexico all those who crossed the southern border illegally, even if they are not Mexican nationals. Non-Mexicans sent back to Mexico will have to await the outcome of their deportation proceedings there. Read more

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