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Hard exit

Immigration | For deportees to Mexico, adjusting to a new life outside the United States is hard
by Sophia Lee
Posted 6/07/19, 12:58 am

When Luiz Ramirez stepped off the bus at the immigration facility in Tijuana, Mexico, he had only a prison-issued gray sweat suit and a brown paper bag carrying his personal items. A fresh deportee in an unfamiliar city, he stood dazed amid the sights and sounds of the world’s busiest border crossing: Near the San Ysidro Port of Entry, taxi drivers call out to tourists, baby-cradling mothers peddle chewing gum and peanut marzipans, street vendors hawk their wares, and pharmacy owners advertise cheap ED pills.

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Republicans debate Trump’s Mexico tariffs

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/05/19, 11:57 am

WASHINGTON—Senate Republicans are raising concerns about President Donald Trump’s plan to impose 5 percent tariffs on all Mexican goods to give Mexico an incentive to do more to stop illegal immigration into the United States. During a closed-door lunch Tuesday with White House counsel Pat Philbin and Assistant Attorney General Steve Engel, some GOP senators raised the possibility of introducing a resolution to block the president’s move.

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U.S.-Mexico trade talks commence

by Harvest Prude
Posted 6/03/19, 12:51 pm

A senior Mexican delegation, led by Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard, will begin trade talks on Monday in Washington by meeting with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross. On Wednesday, Ebrard will talk with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The talks come on the heels of President Donald Trump’s announcement on Thursday of a new 5 percent tariff on all Mexican goods, expected to begin June 10.

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