Tag: Mexico

WH ‘This Is a National Emergency’ Video: 247 Illegals Overwhelm Border Fence in New Mexico

This is a national emergency. pic.twitter.com/I6tLEQkbnX — The White House (@WhiteHouse) March 14, 2019 The White House has posted, and its Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has retweeted, video to support President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency at the U.S. Southern Border. The White House tweet titled, “This is a national emergency,” provides U.S. Customs […]

Trump’s ‘big, beautiful wall’ gets ugly reception from Congress

Is Donald Trump wavering on his promise to build a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico? Some say yes, but others have weighed in with “not so fast.” Trump himself says he is not any less committed to the wall. But much of the national media is using the “c” word to describe his […]

Sessions visits U.S.-Mexico border to push migrant crackdown

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions traveled to the U.S.-Mexico border on Tuesday to make his case for increased prosecutions of illegal immigrants, pressuring U.S. attorneys to prioritize cases against criminal migrants. Sessions, a long-time proponent of tougher immigration enforcement, told U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at the Port of Nogales, Arizona, that more illegal […]

Trump administration makes first tangible step to building border wall

President Trump’s administration on Friday made its first tangible step towards developing and implementing one of the president’s chief campaign promises: to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexican border. Bloomberg reported that the administration issued a preliminary request for proposals to contractors. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it plans to start awarding contracts by […]

Mexico wall: Trump condemned over imports tax proposal

Mexico has condemned a US suggestion that it may impose a 20% tax on Mexican imports to pay for President Donald Trump’s planned border wall. Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said such a tax would make Mexican imports more expensive for US consumers and they would end up paying for the wall. The Mexican president earlier […]

Mexico president says he’s willing to meet with Trump

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Tuesday he was willing to meet with Donald Trump, months after comparing the Republican presidential candidate to Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini.   “Yes, I would meet with him,” Pena Nieto said, referring to Trump in a pre-taped television interview broadcast on Tuesday night.   “I have never […]

Israeli company shows interest in making Trump’s US-Mexico border wall a reality

An Israeli company credited with building the defense barrier that crowns the Gaza Strip has signaled its interest in helping construct a controversial border wall proposed by US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, according to a report published by Bloomberg News Tuesday.   Sa’ar Koursh, owner of Magal Security Systems Ltd., told Bloomberg in an […]

Mexico president urges North American integration after Brexit

Ottawa (AFP) – Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Monday called for greater integration with Canada and the United States in the wake of Britain’s vote to split with the European Union.   Nieto, who spoke during a stopover in Quebec City, is scheduled to attend a North American leaders summit in Ottawa on Wednesday […]

U.S. Pushes Back Against Warnings That ISIS Plans to Enter From Mexico

WASHINGTON — Militants for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria have traveled to Mexico and are just miles from the United States. They plan to cross over the porous border and will “imminently” launch car bomb attacks. And the threat is so real that federal law enforcement officers have been placed at a heightened […]

Mexicans ‘Illegally’ Crossing U.S. Border ‘Are Not Committing a Crime’

MRCTV talks to protesters calling for the release of U.S. Marine Andrew Tahmooressi outside the Mexican Embassy – where a spokesperson for the Mexican Embassy tells them illegal border crossing is “not committing a crime.” “When a Mexican, or any other citizen, crosses a border, let’s say illegally, they are not committing a crime. They are doing it […]