Biden defiende no ir a la frontera con México ante críticas de conservadores

07/12/2022

Fuente: The San Diego Union-Tribune

El presidente de Estados Unidos, Joe Biden, defendió este martes su decisión de no ir a la frontera con México ante las críticas de algunos miembros de la oposición republicana.

El mandatario visitará este martes las instalaciones de una empresa taiwanesa que fabrica chips en Arizona, a unos 300 kilómetros de la frontera, y ha recibido críticas de algunos republicanos por no aprovechar esa visita para ir a la frontera.

Un periodista de la cadena conservadora Fox preguntó este martes a Biden por qué no se acercará a la frontera, ante lo que el mandatario respondió: “Porque están pasando cosas más importantes”.

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U.S. citizens moving to Mexico in record numbers, govt. data shows

11/07/2022

Source: Mexico News Daily

More Americans than ever are choosing to live in Mexico – and many have decided to settle in the capital rather than coastal resort cities that are popular with tourists on short breaks.

Formal immigration to Mexico from the United States is at a record high, federal government data shows, while many more Americans are living and working here while on tourist visas.

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Record numbers of migrants are dying at Mexico-U.S. border

11/07/2022

Source: Mexico News Daily

A record high of over 850 migrants died while attempting to enter the United States unlawfully from Mexico in the 12 months to the end of September, according to internal U.S. government data obtained by CBS News.

United States fiscal year 2022 was the deadliest year for migrants recorded by the U.S. government, CBS reported, citing internal Border Patrol statistics that showed that at least 853 migrants perished in the Rio Grande or on U.S. soil after entering that country illegally.

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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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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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Foreign minister accuses Texas governor of extortion

‘The migration problem is not Mexico’s problem,’ Ebrard said

Date: May 2nd, 2022

Source: Mexico News Daily

The foreign minister has accused the governor of Texas of extortion for his negotiation methods with Mexican governors, who wanted U.S. officials to lift stringent border checks on vehicles.

The inspection program on vehicles was introduced by Governor Greg Abbott at Texas’ almost 2,000-kilometer border with Mexico in early April, for authorities to conduct more thorough checks to detect drugs and migrants trying to enter the U.S. illegally.

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Mexico’s foreign minister accuses Texas governor of ‘extortion’

Texas upped inspections of commercial trucks entering the US from Mexico in a bid to pressure Mexican states increase security.

Date: May 2nd, 2022

Source: Al Jazeera

The Mexican foreign minister has accused the governor of Texas of “extortion” following an imbroglio over long wait times for commercial trucks at the Unites States-Mexico border.

In an interview on Sunday, Marcelo Ebrard accused Texas Governor Greg Abbott of increasing state police inspections of commercial trucks entering the US from Mexico in April to pressure the governors of several Mexican states to increase security on their side of the border.

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Mexico detains almost 6,000 foreign migrants in four days

MEXICO CITY, April 25 (Reuters) – Mexico detained almost 6,000 foreign migrants in a four-day span, the country’s National Migration Institute (INM) said on Monday.

Date: April 25th, 2022

Source: Reuters

The majority of the 5,688 migrants detained from April 21 to 24 were found in safe houses, trailers, or hidden in bus compartments or truck cabins, the INM said in a statement.

By far the largest group by nationality detained over the weekend were Hondurans, with 1,060 detained, followed by 942 Cubans and 906 Guatemalans.

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Latinos should not vote for U.S. politicians who ‘mistreated’ them, Mexico president says

MEXICO CITY, April 25 (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday urged Latinos in the United States not to vote in November’s midterm elections for politicians who have “mistreated” them, in response to a comment by former U.S. President Donald Trump.

Date: April 25th, 2022

Source: Reuters

Trump boasted at a rally in Ohio at the weekend that while in office, he had forced Lopez Obrador to deploy 28,000 soldiers along the U.S.-Mexico border to keep out migrants after threatening to slap tariffs on Mexican goods.

Asked about Trump’s comments, Lopez Obrador said no U.S. political party should “use Mexico as a pinata” and that those with the right to vote should exercise it carefully.

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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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