The Mexican government does little to welcome home deportees from the U.S., but it will now pay U.S. lawyers millions to help its citizens fight deportation. Mass repatriation would cost much more.
The Mexican government wants to help its citizens who are facing deportation from the United States. In fact, the government has set aside $50 million to do just that. Mexico is bracing for a flood of returnees as the Trump administration moves to crack down on illegal immigration. For more, we reached NPR’s Carrie Kahn in Mexico City. Hi, Carrie.