Analysis

Trump Wants Unrealistic Immigration Changes From Mexico

Law360 (May 31, 2019, 6:51 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump's demands that Mexico secure its own southern border, combat border crimes and approve a "safe third country" agreement for asylum seekers are neither achievable in a matter of months nor effective in stemming migration flows in the long term, policy analysts and attorneys said.

On Thursday night, Trump announced that he would impose a tariff of up to 25% on all goods imported from Mexico, starting at 5% and escalating over the next three months, unless the country takes action to reduce the flow of migrants arriving at the U.S.' southern border.

In a call with reporters Thursday...

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