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WorldU.S.-Mexico migrant deal includes regional asylum plan -document

22:40  11 june  2019
22:40  11 june  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Read the joint US-Mexico statement on immigration enforcement

Read the joint US-Mexico statement on immigration enforcement Mexico has agreed to deploy its national guard throughout the country with priority given to its southern border.

Mexico will deploy its National Guard at the southern border and six points within the country, to impede the flow of undocumented migrant crossings. Mexico will create an operation that target human traffickers as criminal priorities. Asylum seekers will be returned to Mexico to wait processing.

CANCÚN, Mexico — The Trump administration announced a new migration policy Thursday that will require asylum seekers who cross the Mexican border illegally to return to Mexico while their cases are decided.

U.S.-Mexico migrant deal includes regional asylum plan -document© Thomson Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump holds up a copy of a deal with Mexico on immigration and trade as he speaks to the news media prior to departing for travel to Iowa from the White House in Washington, U.S., June 11, 2019. The document says the U.S.-Mexico migrant agreement reached last week includes a regional asylum plan and that Mexico agreed to examine its laws and potentially change them in order to implement the deal. REUTERS/Leah Millis

WASHINGTON, June 11 (Reuters) - The U.S.-Mexico migration agreement reached last week includes a regional asylum plan and Mexico's commitment to examine and potentially change its laws, according to a copy held up to journalists by President Donald Trump on Tuesday.

Trump defends deal with Mexico to stem migrant flows, prevent tariffs

Trump defends deal with Mexico to stem migrant flows, prevent tariffs President Trump defended his agreement with Mexico that sees the country take tougher measures on illegal immigration in exchange for the U.S. dropping plans for tariffs.

According to outlines of the plan , known as Remain in Mexico , asylum applicants at the border will have While they remain anxious that the deal could fall apart, U . S . officials view this as a potential American and Mexican officials said they hoped the accord would pave the way to a broader regional

The Remain in Mexico plan would potentially impede the asylum claims of Central American migrants , who flee poverty and The caravans have captured Trump’ s attention and anger. He has ominously referred to the mass of impoverished migrants – who include women and children – as an

The deal lays out "a regional approach to burden-sharing in relation to the processing of refugee status claims to migrants," the document said. A Reuters photograph of the folded document, taken as Trump held it up, allowed reporters to read parts of it.

The deal averted escalating import tariffs of 5% on Mexican goods, which Trump had vowed to impose unless Mexico did more to curb migration. Trump made curbing illegal immigration a main issue in his 2016 election campaign and his efforts to carry out aspects of that policy have been frustrated.

Mexico and the United States signed the deal on Friday, with Mexico agreeing to take steps to control the flow of people from Central America, including deploying 6,000 members of a new national guard along its border with Guatemala.

Mexico given 45 days to curb migrant flow to US

Mexico given 45 days to curb migrant flow to US Under a deal reached with the US, Mexico will have to stem the number of migrants or face tariffs.

MEXICO CITY — As a large caravan of Central American migrants approached the northern border of Mexico last month, the Trump administration launched a campaign to turn back the group. Unwelcoming statements were issued by American officials, including Kirstjen Nielsen

Incoming Mexican government says there is no 'Remain in Mexico ' deal on migrants . U . S . Border Patrol agents make arrests during a pro- migration protest by members of various faith groups showing support for Central American asylum -seekers in San Diego as seen through the border fence from

Over the weekend there was no sign that Mexico had started to harden the border, with migrants and locals crossing a river on rafts in sight of a busy official port of entry.

U.S. authorities say they have been overwhelmed by a shift in the type of migrants turning up at the border. Increasing numbers of Central American families and unaccompanied minors seeking asylum from violence have been turning themselves in to U.S. border agents who have long focused on catching mainly single, adult Mexicans trying to cross.

(Reporting by Leah Millis and Makini Brice; writing by Susan Heavey and Grant McCool; Editing by David Gregorio)

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