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Mexico convenes compatriots meeting in Florida to confront anti-immigrant positions

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard reported this Monday that he would meet with representatives of the Mexican community in the United States in Florida to confront the anti-immigrant situation. from Republican Party constituencies, notably Southern governor and presidential candidate, Ron DeSantis.

“It shall be a representative Congress, We are anticipating attendance between 1,000 and 1,500 people representing all Mexican communities in the United States”, Ebrard explained to the media after an event about the audiovisual industry.

The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) insisted Anti-immigrant stances and laws like the state of Florida can create a domino effect.

“If you let the first domino fall, say 24 states that the Republicans will rule and then it’s going to be a campaign topic,” he explained.

this government meeting With Mexicans living in the United States, many of whom have the right to vote, has been implicated in recent statements by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, who asked the Latino community not to vote for DeSantis in the upcoming US presidential election.

“I hope the Hispanics of Florida will wake up and not vote for him,” the Mexican ruler said during his morning press conference last Thursday, a day after Florida’s governor announced his candidacy.

Mexico Convenes Compatriots Meeting In Florida To Confront Anti-Immigrant Positions

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in the meeting, Scheduled for June 30 and July 1, The Mexican government would address the issue with his compatriots, but Ebrard denied it was an act of political interference.

He charged, “I cannot interfere in the internal process of the United States, but I am going to speak with North American citizens, they can, it is their country too, and they are citizens.”

Ebrard denounced that DeSantis’ policies, which have led to many disagreements with the expatriate community in Florida, one of the states that welcomes the most foreigners from the rest of the American continent, are not constitutional.

“The basis of Mr. DeSantis’ law is racism, it is antithetical to the Constitution of the United States of America, it is antithetical to the Declaration of Independence itself. So, they have a right to defend their integrity and their potential, and their language and their culture in the United States.”

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