MEXICO CITY—Mexico’s foreign ministry stated on Wednesday that U.S. President-choose Joe Biden’s group shares its vision of global help and financial advancement for Central America to attain organized and safe migration.
Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard and Jake Sullivan, Biden’s choice for nationwide security advisor, concurred throughout a video conference that both federal governments will focus on the structural reasons for migration, the Mexican declaration stated.
Sullivan gone over border problems with Ebrard, a Biden assistant stated. Democrat Biden, who takes workplace on Jan. 20, has actually guaranteed citizens a more gentle and multilateral technique to migration policy than Republican President Donald Trump, who took a harder line than previous administrations.
“Attention to the structural causes of migration is a priority shared by the government of Mexico and by the next administration …” the ministry stated in the declaration.
“The vision focuses on the protection of the human rights of migrants and refugees, as well as on a regional response focused on economic development.”
On Dec. 19, Biden’s group stated that he and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador promised in a call to develop a “new approach” to migration problems that “offers alternatives to undertaking the dangerous journey to the United States.”
Border arrests reached the greatest level in almost 2 years in December, driven by coronavirus lockdowns and ravaging typhoons in Central America.
Mexican authorities have actually indicated they will not unwind difficult enforcement procedures targeted at stopping caravans of migrants making their method to the U.S. border. One such caravan is prepared to leave Honduras next week.
The newest call was created to begin efforts to develop a joint migration policy not long after inauguration day, according to 2 Biden assistants.
The U.S.-Mexico relationship torn throughout the last 4 years over Trump’s needs that the Mexican federal government do more to decrease the circulation of U.S.-bound migrants.
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