President Donald Trump is optimistic about the new immigration deal reached between the United States and Mexico on June 7, saying that he believes Mexico…
President Donald Trump is optimistic about the new immigration deal reached between the United States and Mexico on June 7, saying that he believes Mexico would “try very hard” to enforce the agreement that could stem the flow of illegal immigrants coming into America.
“Mexico will try very hard, and if they do that, this will be a very successful agreement for both the United States and Mexico!” Trump said on early June 8.
Trump warned on May 30 that he will impose a 5 percent important tariff on all goods coming from Mexico if the country does not take action to tackle the influx of illegal immigration at the U. S.-Mexico border. Mexico subsequently sent a delegation, led by Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, to Washington to seek “an agreement for the benefit of the two nations.”
After three days of negotiations, the United States and Mexico reached an agreement that would see an expanded implementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), commonly known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy and increased security at the southern border.
“I am pleased to inform you that the United States of America has reached a signed agreement with Mexico,” Trump wrote on Twitter late June 7.
“Mexico, in turn, has agreed to take strong measures to stem the tide of Migration through Mexico, and to our Southern Border,” he continued. “This is being done to greatly reduce, or eliminate, Illegal Immigration coming from Mexico and into the United States.”
In the deal, named as the “U. S.-Mexico Joint Declaration,” Mexico vowed to “take unprecedented steps to increase enforcement to curb irregular migration” including the deployment of its National Guard.

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