Migration, the central theme of the virtual meeting between Joe Biden and AMLO – El Financiero
The US President Joe Biden and his Mexican counterpart, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, held this Friday a “constructive” dialog targeted primarily on migration, mentioned the spokeswoman for the White House, Jen Psaki.
the virtual meeting between Biden and López Obrador It lasted 52 minutes and “most of the dialog was about migration”, about learn how to coordinate a technique to “cut back migration to the frequent border”, Psaki harassed in his every day press convention, shortly after the name ended.
“The tone of the name was very constructive,” the spokeswoman added.
At the identical time, the President Lopez Obrador He shared on his Twitter account that, after the name, International Minister Marcelo Ebrard will journey to Washington on Monday to advance on growth cooperation points and the Summit of the Americas.
Psaki didn’t make clear whether or not Biden made any particular request to López Obrador to strengthen Mexico’s southern border and forestall the passage of extra undocumented immigrants heading to the United States, however he wished to distance the US president’s place from that of his predecessor, Donald Trump (2017-2021).
“This was not a name by which President Biden was threatening the Mexican president in any manner.
“They’ve been an essential companion (the Mexicans), we hope they proceed to be and this name was scheduled partly as a consequence of the Summit of the Americas (to be held in June in Los Angeles), but additionally as a result of the lifting of Title 42 is approaching. ″ he added.
Title 42 is a pandemic-protected measure imposed by the Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention (CDC) in 2020, throughout the time period of then-President Donald Trump, and which has continued beneath Biden.
That measure implies that the United States routinely deports most undocumented immigrants who arrive at its southern border, with out giving them the alternative to use for asylum.
The CDC not too long ago introduced its plan to rescind that measure on subsequent Could 23however that call now will depend on the choice of a Louisiana decide, who suspended for 14 days the Administration’s preparations to finish that rule.
The Justice of the Peace set a listening to for subsequent Could 13, by which he may undertake a definitive decision on the future of Title 42.
In the meantime, the US authorities is working with its allies in the area “to create a extra cohesive and world strategy” to handle migratory flows on the continent and forestall a doable huge arrival of undocumented immigrants at the southern border of the United States.