Jun 26, 2013

Mexico objects to border security portion of US immigration bill, says fences not solution

The Washington Post 
By Associated Press
June 25, 2013

MEXICO CITY — The Mexican government objected on Tuesday to an immigration bill that appears headed for approval in the U.S. Senate, saying the initiative’s heavy focus on border security is not consistent with the relationship between the two countries.

Foreign Relations Secretary Jose Meade said that instead of expanding a border fence, as proposed in the bill, the United States should modernize border bridges to expedite commerce.

“Fences do not unite,” Meade said while reading a statement to reporters during a news conference where he didn’t take questions.  Read more. 

1 comment:

  1. Wd don't know why the Washington Post took down this link, but it apparently did. Here is the article at another link. http://www.startribune.com/politics/national/213027651.html