President Biden has vowed to deal with the underlying causes of migration in Central America by working to scale back poverty, violence and corruption
The United States wants to speculate more closely in Central America if it hopes to slow document ranges of northbound migration, Mexico’s Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard stated on Wednesday.
Record numbers of migrants have handed by means of Mexico this 12 months towards the United States, pushed by financial downturns stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic and drawn by the hope of more welcoming immigration insurance policies underneath U.S. President Joe Biden.
Mr. Biden has vowed to deal with the underlying causes of migration in Central America by working to scale back poverty, violence and corruption.
“There must be a much bigger investment from the United States in Central America than has been given, without a doubt,” Mr. Ebrard instructed a Mexican radio program when requested concerning the prospect of Mexico performing as a barrier for migrants.
“Without this investment, if the United States does not help Central America, it is very arduous to suppose that the migration flows which can be taking place will diminish,” Mr. Ebrard added.
Mr. Biden famous in a current letter to Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador that the United States supplied more than $600 million in international help over the previous 12 months to the Northern Triangle nations of Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
The letter added that Mr. Biden has requested one other $861 million from U.S. Congress for the 2022 fiscal 12 months to additionally allocate to Central America.