Trump Defends Immigration Deal With Mexico

Headline Roundup June 10th, 2019

President Trump defends his immigration deal with Mexico against critics who claim there are no major new commitments to stem the flow of migration from Central America.

Trump Defends Immigration Deal With Mexico

From the Left
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migration, Mexico, trade

President Trump and his allies on Sunday declared victory in the tariffs standoff with Mexico after the administration appeared to have secured significant commitments from the Mexican government to stem the flow of Central American migrants at the U.S. border.

The agreement gave Trump fresh ammunition against his critics, who have pointed out that his controversial negotiating tactics have yielded far fewer results than promised on multiple issues during his time in office.

Whether the deal will greatly reduce the number of migrants entering the United States remains to be...

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From the Right
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The White House's plan to impose a five percent tax on Mexican goods came to a halt Friday as the administration and Mexican officials reached an agreement to curb illegal immigration.

The president is taking a victory lap over what he sees as successful negotiations and saying more is on the way.

"We have fully signed and documented another very important part of the Immigration and Security Deal with Mexico… it will be revealed in the not too distant future," Trump tweeted Monday.

His critics say when it comes...

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From the Center
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migration, Mexico, trade

President Donald Trump defended his administration’s deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow of Central American migrants crossing into the United States, and said on Sunday more details would soon be released.

Key aspects of the agreement are still unclear, including whether Mexico has pledged to buy more U.S. agricultural products and if the deal materially expanded a previous commitment by Mexico to more vigorously police its southern border with Guatemala.

Top Democratic senators said many aspects of the deal were...

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