México demandará otra vez a armerías; 10 de octubre, segunda querella

06/10/2022

Fuente: Excelsior

El canciller Marcelo Ebrard anunció que el 10 de octubre México presentará una segunda demanda en contra del tráfico de armas desde Estados Unidos y, si vuelve a ser rechazada, habrá una tercera y tantas como sean necesarias, porque el tráfico de armas es superior en número y capacidad fuego que todo lo que compramos en un año oficialmente para las Fuerzas Armadas en México.

De enero del 2020 a esta fecha nuestras instituciones han asegurado 55 mil 996 armas. La inmensa mayoría en la frontera, por razón lógica; porque cuando van a cruzar o están cruzando, o acaban de cruzar es cuando se aseguran el mayor número de armas. De esas armas aseguradas 21 mil 430 armas son armas largas, son armas de alto poder”, precisó.

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Mexican man killed in shooting at US Border Patrol station

10/06/2022

Source: AP News

A Mexican citizen was fatally shot at a U.S. Border Patrol station in Texas in the second deadly shooting along the U.S.-Mexico border in less than a week.

The man was in custody at the Ysleta Border Patrol Station in El Paso on Tuesday when he was shot, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead, the FBI said.

The Border Patrol said its agents were involved in the shooting but no details were released about what preceded it.

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Cientos de migrantes fueron grabados al cruzar la frontera entre México y EEUU cuando eran guiados por traficantes de personas

14/07/2022

Fuente: Infobae

Las fotografías y videos de una caravana de migrantes que cruzaron la frontera de Piedras Negras, Coahuila con Eagle Pass en Texas ha sacudido a los medios de comunicación en Estados Unidos. Las imágenes acapararon los reflectores debido a la cantidad de personas que hicieron una fila donde cientos de personas atravesaron el Río Bravo.

Aún se desconoce el número de personas que cruzaron la frontera que une a México y EEUU, esto con el fin de tener una mejor calidad de vida, sin embargo, el periodista Bill Melugin calificó a este hecho como “uno de los grupos más grandes que jamás haya visto”.

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Supreme Court allows Biden to end Trump-era ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

07/01/2022

Source: NBC News

The Supreme Court handed President Joe Biden a victory Thursday, ruling that he can shut down a Trump administration program designed to restrict immigration at the southern border.

The court said in a 5-4 ruling that the Biden administration acted properly in seeking to end the “Remain in Mexico” policy, formally known as the Migrant Protection Protocols. It required people seeking asylum at the southern border, mainly from Central America, to wait in Mexico while their claims were decided.

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Massive migrant caravan disbands as Mexico hands out travel permits; migrants expected to head to US

13/06/2022

Source: Fox News

The massive migrant caravan, which at one point swelled up to well over 10,000 migrants as it set off toward the U.S. border from southern Mexico, has now broken up as Mexican officials have offered temporary visas to migrants – although organizers say they will still travel to the U.S.

Organizer Luis Villagran told Fox News that about 80% of migrants in the caravan, approximately 9,000, have received a migratory multiple form (FMM). That travel visa allows them to travel freely in Mexico temporarily.

The Biden administration has faced heavily criticism for its handling of the crisis, with Republicans tying the surge to the administration’s rollback of Trump-era policy and a lax interior enforcement – combined with calls for mass amnesty in Washington D.C.

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Government expands role of military; gives army, navy full control over customs

05/26/22

Source: Mexico News Daily

The military now has full control of customs after the federal government’s publication of a new decree.

President López Obrador had already given control of most of the nation’s land and maritime customs offices to the army and navy but a presidential decree expands their powers.

The military now has exclusive responsibility for inspecting goods entering the country via land borders, ports and airports.

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US authorities find major cross-border ‘narco-tunnel’ to Mexico

Tunnel from Tijuana to San Diego had rail and ventilation systems, electricity and reinforced walls, authorities say.

Date: May 17th, 2022

Source: Al Jazeera English

Authorities in the United States have announced the discovery of a major drug smuggling tunnel that extends from Mexico to a warehouse in an industrial area in the US state of California.

The secret passage from Tijuana to San Diego featured rail and ventilation systems, electricity and reinforced walls, authorities said on Tuesday.

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Trump attacks ‘weak’ Mark Esper after ‘missiles into Mexico’ memoir claim

Ex-president has ‘no comment’ on whether he wanted to fire missiles at Mexico, choosing instead to chide former defense chief

Date: May 9th, 2022

Source: The Guardian

Given a chance to address whether he contemplated firing missiles at Mexico, as his ex-defense secretary writes in a new memoir, Donald Trump avoided the issue, instead attacking his former cabinet member as “weak and ineffective.”

Trump, in a written statement to CBS’s 60 Minutes, said he had “no comment” when asked whether he ever asked ex-defense secretary Mark Esper about sending “missiles into Mexico” to destroy drug cartel labs in the country, which Esper claimed in a memoir published this week.

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Supreme Court examines Biden’s power to set US immigration policy in ‘Remain in Mexico’ challenge

(CNN)The Biden administration will ask the Supreme Court on Tuesday to allow it to terminate a Trump-era border policy known as “Remain in Mexico,” a case that will be a test of the White House’s ability to set immigration policy.

Date: April 26th, 2022

Source: CNN

Under the unprecedented program launched in 2019, the Department of Homeland Security sent certain non-Mexican citizens who entered the US back to Mexico — instead of detaining them or releasing them into the United States — while their immigration proceedings played out. 

Critics call the policy inhumane and say it exposes asylum seekers with credible claims to dangerous and squalid conditions. Migrants subject to the program — formally known as Migrant Protection Protocols — have resided in makeshift camps along Mexico’s northern border.

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‘Despicable’: Mexico’s president slams Texas’ enhanced border truck inspections 

President López Obrador’s criticism comes after Texas’ governor, who’s facing re-election, touts his tough border policies, which snarled traffic and got criticized by business groups.

Date: April 18th, 2022

Source: ABC News

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday criticized the Texas government over its imposition of enhanced commercial truck inspections earlier this month, which disrupted trade at the Mexico-U.S. border.

“Legally they can do it, but it’s a very despicable way to act,” Lopez Obrador said at a regular news conference.

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