Under Mexico's new rule, the country will begin revoking permits allowing the import of GMO corn for animal feed and stop issuing any new permits by 2024.
The migrants—many of them Central Americans fleeing endemic violence, poverty and corruption—will be allowed to stay in the U.S. as their cases move through the immigration court system.
“Our rationale is based on the precautionary principle in the face of environmental risks as well as the right of the Mexican government to take action in favor of the public good.”
“The effect of a wall is already in us. It already divides us… It’s a psychological wall.”
"How can you protect the butterflies if Homero Gómez or other people are not protected?"
"Mexico would like to express its utmost, profound condemnation and rejection of this barbaric act."
More migrants, less money, extreme violence and a recalcitrant, unpredictable northern neighbor – these are the ingredients of a refugee crisis, not a diplomatic victory.
"Trump created a fake crisis and has announced a fake 'solution' that actually is terms that already the U.S. and Mexico had agreed months ago."
There’s nothing “uncontrollable” about people applying for asylum. All the U.S. has to do is meet its obligations under international law.