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Calling War 'Irrational,' President of Mexico Rejects Trump Offer to Send US Army to Wipe Drug Gangs 'Off Face of the Earth'
"We have to act independently and according to our constitution, and in line with our tradition of independence and sovereignty," said Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
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'Don't Let Them Send Me Back': Stopped Inches From US Border After 1,500 Mile Journey, Viral Photos Show Mother's Plea for Son's Life
"See the mother's desperation...That desperation should not be treated as a crime. Asylum is a human right."
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Teens in Cage Protest Trump Immigration Policies Outside UN, Demanding Action From Human Rights Council
"Children belong in school and with their families, not caged in detention centers."
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President Donald Trump arrives for a campaign rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan on March 28, 2019. (Photo: Nicholas Kamm / AFP - Getty Images) Views
Trump's Mexico Tariff Deal Is Fake News. Mexico Has Been Enforcing U.S. Immigration Policy For Years
The only thing the Mexican government surrendered in the war of words was its dignity
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Trump's Tariff Deal Will Be 'Disaster' for Thousands of Immigrants Deported to Mexico, Rights Groups Say
"The con artist with another big con. This bogus deal won't make a difference."
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It should come as a relief to know that the number of migrants today is neither unprecedented nor unmanageable, that there is no basis for considering desperate families a security threat, and that this wave of migration is mostly not, in legal terms, illegal—it's asylum seekers immediately reporting to authorities for processing. (Photo: Shutterstock) Views
Trump’s Mexico Tariffs Are About White Nationalism, Not Trade
There’s nothing “uncontrollable” about people applying for asylum. All the U.S. has to do is meet its obligations under international law.
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'It Would Mean a Trade War': Mexico Warns of 'Disastrous' Consequences After Trump Tariff Threat
"This threat, taken to action, would be extremely serious, and Mexico will not stand with arms crossed."
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Let's Be Clear, Says Mexico Environment Minister, 'Parasitic and Predatory Neoliberalism' to Blame for Climate Crisis
"Human beings are not responsible for global warming," said Secretary Víctor Manuel Toledo Manzur, but elite capitalists and industry powerbrokers are.
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 U.S. industries—especially agriculture but also construction, food service, and hospitality—are heavily dependent on Mexican and Central American labor. (Photo: Wikicommons) Views
Trump’s Dangerous, Dishonest Game on the U.S.-Mexico Border
Trump is the mean drunk at the family dinner, throwing his weight around, hurling insults and threats, while everyone cringes and hopes that his rage will subside, knowing that nothing good will come from a confrontation
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This issue requires knowing nothing about how we as Americans have contributed to the security crisis in Mexico and Central America in the past and in the present. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
Fox News' '3 Mexican Countries' Gaffe Perfectly Sums Up Trump's Policies
For the Trump administration—much like Fox News—Central America is an extension of Mexico and immigrants fleeing Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador are one and the same, as if we were, in fact, Mexicans
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