Tag: Mexico

This Afghanistan vet spent his 40th birthday in Mexico, but only because he was deported there

U.S. military veteran Miguel Perez, Jr. spent his 40th birthday in Mexico, not because it was a trip of his own choosing, but because he was deported by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last month. Perez had been detained since 2016, after getting his green card revoked over a nonviolent drug conviction. Perez “said that what he saw and experienced …

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Mexico Has Its Own ‘Fake News’ Crisis — and Journalists Are Fighting Back

Fake news is everywhere in Mexico, pushed on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter by sham news sites and armies of digital bots. MEXICO CITY — No, a candidate in Mexico's upcoming presidential election did not pose nude with a drag queen. No, the wife of another candidate is not the granddaughter of a Nazi. And no, …

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Trump signs proclamation to deploy National Guard troops to Mexico border

The Trump administration is taking it one step further to crack down on immigration. Yesterday, Trump signed a proclamation to deploy National Guard troops to the southern border of the United States. His order is way to cut down on illegal immigration from Mexico into the U.S. While illegal immigration was recently reported at an …

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Trump says US military will guard border with Mexico

President says latest immigration broadside is ‘a big step’ Trump claims ‘caravans’ of migrants approaching after watching TV Donald Trump said on Tuesday he will deploy the US military to guard the border with Mexico, adding: “That’s a big step.” Related: Trump claims ‘caravans’ of migrants in Mexico mean US ‘is being stolen’ Continue reading… …

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Trump claims ‘caravans’ of migrants in Mexico mean US ‘is being stolen’

Large group, mostly Honduran, is travelling through Mexico A Dreamer’s impossible dilemma: where to die? Donald Trump returned to the offensive on immigration on Monday, repeating a claim that “caravans” of migrants from Central America are threatening to enter the US via Mexico and demanding: “Act now Congress, our country is being stolen!” Related: Easter …

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New Mexico Republicans Want Catholic Church Official Punished for Calling Them Racist

Allen Sanchez told the truth and the GOP can't handle it. A group of Republican lawmakers want a Catholic Church official reprimanded for calling them racist for their opposition to funding programs for poor children. Allen Sanchez, executive director of the New Mexico Conference of Catholic Bishops, took part Feb. 14 in a candlelight vigil …

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Mexico border wall: Trump contradicts his chief of staff over plans

US president says plans have ‘never changed or evolved’, despite remarks by chief of staff Donald Trump has contradicted his chief of staff over proposals for a wall along the southern US border with Mexico, tweeting that his opinion on a wall “has never changed or evolved from the first day I conceived of it”. …

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Trump’s prophetic pledge to force a shutdown over money for the wall he swore Mexico would fund

Yep, there’s a tweet for every moment … and sometimes there’s even video! Here’s Donald Trump last August brandishing the threat of a government shutdown in order to force Congress into funding the wall he promised Mexico would pay for. “Now, the obstructionist Democrats would like us not to do it, but believe me, if …

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Lawsuit launched against Trump EPA for approving fracking waste dumping into Gulf of Mexico

The Center for Biological Diversity filed on Thursday a formal notice of intent to sue the Trump administration for allowing oil companies to dump waste from fracking and drilling into the Gulf of Mexico without evaluating the dangers to sea turtles, whales or other imperiled marine life. In September the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a Clean Water Act permit for new and existing offshore oil and gas …

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Mexico revokes Monsanto’s permit to market GMO soy in seven states

Monsanto has lost its permit to commercialize genetically modified (GMO) soy in seven Mexican states, Reuters reported. Mexico’s agriculture sanitation authority SENASICA revoked the permit – a decision that the St. Louis-based seed giant called unjustified. Citing a SENASICA document, Mexican newspaper Reforma reported that the permit was revoked after authorities detected Monsanto’s GMO soy in unauthorized areas. But Monsanto …

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