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Sunday, November 27, 2022

The White House and AMLO Agree That Texas Governor “Ignores” Immigration Issues

this form expressed this friday President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in his morning, was white House reminded the governor Texas, Greg AbbottThat it is the responsibility of the federal government to make decisions about immigration and not to “interfere” in the issue, especially when its actions in the past have created “chaos” and “confusion” at the border.

This is how the White House spokeswoman reacted, Karine Jean-PierreAbbott’s order to detain undocumented migrants by Texas security forces and return them to ports of entry, a move the Mexican government has rejected.

“Immigration enforcement is something that belongs to federal law enforcement and the states should not decide or interfere with it. Especially Governor Abbott of Texas, who has a history of causing chaos and confusion at the border,” said Jean-Pierre Told.

Abbott’s move could spark a conflict in court with the Joe Biden government over who is responsible for managing the country’s immigration policy, something that has hitherto been the responsibility of federal officials.

Under federal law, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) guards are with the authority to detain migrants and return them to points of entry, while in some cases state forces can capture and deport them to the border. can be handed over to agents. ,

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Abbott’s order opens the door for state forces to perform, in practice, the same functions as federal forces.

There are still many unknowns about what the consequences of Abbott’s order are and how it is being implemented on the ground.

The region is experiencing a record migrant influx into the United States, with the Office of Customs and Border Protection having detected nearly 1.4 million undocumented immigrants at the border with Mexico so far in fiscal year 2022, which began last October. happened.

If you’re pushing it, say AMLO to the governor of Texas

At his morning convention at the National Palace this Friday, President Andres Manuel López Ordor said the Texas governor is “overreaching” on the immigration issue.

“Indeed, he’s moving forward, it’s not his legal responsibility to decide, it’s something that has to do with the federal government in the United States; however, since elections are in November, they seek sensationalism, sensationalism.” When they do, they feel that in this way they will sympathize with some party or the other.

“They won’t trust us because, even though we respect the sovereignty of countries, we don’t see well enough anti-immigrant campaigns for electoral purposes, I consider it immoral, political,” he said. Told.

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“Texas has politicians of Mexican origin, politicians of Cuban origin, there are also politicians of Asian descent, and they are going to support dehumanizing, regressive parties or politicians who are thinking about walls and the use of force. And Militarize when you have to think of universal unity and brotherhood.

“What, isn’t it in the Bible that you have to protect a stranger, that you don’t have to mistreat him? And why are many evangelicals or Catholics and why don’t they follow the scriptures? And this hypocrisy, why this double thing? More To get votes, it is very obscene to do so.

and has no legal basis; Also, because it doesn’t suit them. It seems like the governor here… from where? Because they’re going to tell me: ‘Change your example,'” he said.

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