Four months ago, the Trump Administration announced a hardening of immigration law enforcement that seeks to punish people who try even one time to cross the border illegally. It’s a return to one of the most severe forms of deterring immigrants from making that crossing.
Remittances in Mexico have hit a record high, and the American economy and politics had a key role in the increase.
The U.S. government is now prosecuting people who cross the border illegally the first time. It’s a program that the Trump Administration vowed to implement earlier this year.
Mezcal has become a booming business for Oaxaca, Mexico. The pungent booze is being marketed throughout the U.S. and not just at the consumer level: the industry is looking for serious investors.
Immigrant arrests under President Donald Trump have soared since he took office. But federal records show that the number of people crossing the border illegally has dropped. And that‘s slowly changing the face of deportees in Mexico’s border cities, creating a new group of deportees, and new rules for how Mexico will handle the influx.
Katherine Hall stuffed a ziplock bag full of mixed salad greens to sell at Fresh Express, which is mobile produce market built into an old city bus.
Since the beginning of the administration of Donald Trump, Mexico and the United States have held plenty of meetings behind closed doors, most of them to discuss trade and immigration. But this time, both governments plan to get together and work on a strategy to fight organized crime.
Misael Perez felt stifled by the walls of his own apartment on a recent Friday afternoon.
The lawyer for a Mesa man deported Thursday said Immigration and Customs Enforcement lied to him when officials repeatedly promised not to arrest his client.
Mexico will elect a new president next year. Although President Trump has temporarily delayed withdrawing the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, continued uncertainty over NAFTA and Trump's plans for a border wall are roiling Mexican politics.