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This was said by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador President Biden on Tuesday that the United States needs to “regulate” migrants living and working in the country, though he said conservatives would be “screaming all over the place.”
Lopez Obrador outlined recommendations on immigration and the crisis on the US-Mexico border. Lopez Obrador, who missed the Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles in June, advised Biden to increase temporary work visas to avoid a shortage of workers.
Later, it appeared that Lopez Obrador had turned to the question illegal immigrants already in the US
“It is indispensable for us to regularize and reassure migrants who have lived and created very honestly for years, and at the same time contribute to the development of this great nation.”
BIDEN, WHO MEETED WITH THE PRESIDENT OF MEXICO, CALLED FOR HELP FROM THE REGION TO STOP BORDER SMUGGLING
While he has not said he is seeking a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants already in the country, Lopez Obrador said his call would anger conservatives. opposed amnesty proposals It was pushed back by the Biden administration and other Democrats in Congress.
“I know that your enemies, the conservatives, will scream everywhere, even to heaven – they will scream to heaven,” he said.
Lopez Obrador continued to advise President Biden.
“But without a bold, bold development and welfare program, it will not be possible to solve the problems… it will not be possible to get the support of the people,” he said.
“The way out of this crisis is not through conservatism, but through transformation,” Lopez Obrador added. “We must be bold in our actions.”
It was expected that the issue of migration will be on the agenda of the talks between the leaders of the two countries. Biden has spoken dealing with fentanyl and cooperation to end human trafficking.
“But as you know, Mr. President, we need every country in the region to join us in tracking down this multi-billion dollar smuggling industry that preys on our most vulnerable, including our 53 lives. died in the trailer of the tractor Last month in San Antonio,” Biden said.
More than 239,000 migrant arrivals reached an all-time high in May. The number of migrants passing through Mexico on their way to the United States will exceed those in fiscal year 2021, when more than 1.7 million migrants were encountered.
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The Biden administration has focused on addressing the “root causes” of violence, climate change and corruption in Central America. He tried to make it the main priority of the American summit to be held in June.
The United States offered number of commitments at the summit, including more visas, more refugee resettlement, more “reunification” programs, and hundreds of millions of dollars in humanitarian and development aid for refugees and vulnerable migrants across the hemisphere.
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