Donald Trump has announced that mass deportations of illegal migrants will begin soon. According to the politician, the migrants will be sent “as quickly as they came here.” Trump also praised Mexico for strictimmigration immigration laws and work to “stop illegal immigration at far-flung borders.”
US President Donald Trump has announced a large-scale expulsion of illegal migrants from the country. In a tweet, the U.S. leader said that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will begin deportations.
“Next week, ICE will begin the process of expelling millions of illegal migrants. They will be deported as quickly as they came,” the US president said.
In addition, Trump praised Mexico, which uses strict immigration laws, and he said, thanks to the diligence of the Mexican authorities, “many people are stopped long before our (American) southern border.” Guatemala is also doing its part in the fight against illegal migration, he said, as the country’s authorities are going to sign an agreement on granting asylum to third-country nationals.
This act will allow migrants to obtain asylum in the country where they entered in the first place.
Trump also harshly criticized his democratic political opponents in the U.S. Congress. He urged them to support u.S. immigration reform because the move would “help end the border crisis.”
Earlier, Mexico City and Washington came to an agreement under which 50,000 people. U.S. asylum seekers will be awaiting review by U.S. authorities while in Mexico. The Latin American authorities will take measures to stop illegal migration. They will place a national guard unit on the southern border, FAN reports.
It is worth noting that in early April, the Mexican authorities refused to restrain huge caravans of migrants seeking to get to the United States. Two months later, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that he would impose duties of 5% on all goods from Mexico until Mexico “takes care of the migrant problem.” The fee was to increase monthly until it reached 25% by October 1.
Mexico City decided to meet Washington after such a threat to its economy. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he would heed Trump’s proposal “on one condition.”
“We will not allow anything that will harm our sovereignty,” the Mexican president said. At the same time, he expressed confidence that the two states will come to an agreement before the U.S. sanctions on Mexican goods take effect.
Shortly thereafter, Trump said mexican authorities wanted to negotiate and sent a delegation to Washington. According to him, progress has been made during the White House talks between the Representatives of the United States and Mexico, but this is not enough.
He also said that in May, 133,000 people were arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border. Man. He blamed the Mexican side and the Democrats in the U.S. Congress, who refuse to allocate funding for immigration reform. As a result, Mexicans agreed to deter migrants from other Latin American countries.
In mid-May, Donald Trump announced that he was going to reform the American migration system. In particular, he announced his intention to abolish the green cards. The reform has two objectives: to protect U.S. borders and to end illegal immigration and to attract the best immigrant people to the country.
The share of highly skilled immigrants, according to Trump, should rise from 12% to 57%. Trump intends to replace the “Build America Visa” lottery “green cards”.
The fight against illegal immigration was one of Trump’s key campaign promises, the NNS reported.
Trump also promised to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. He said the fence would save the U.S. budget billions of dollars if the Democratic Party supported the decision in Congress.
“In any case, people will not be allowed into our country illegally! We will close the entire southern border if the need arises,” the American leader announced in December 2018.
Trump also stressed that implementing a project to build a wall would help stem the flow of drugs from Mexico to the United States. The cost of the wall “from sea to sea” is estimated at $5 billion.
In 2019, the Pentagon sent several troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to help customs and border guards fight illegal immigrants fleeing Latin America in search of a better life. U.S. authorities estimate that 12 million migrants are in the United States illegally.