IMMIGRATION: VP Harris meets with the President of Mexico to discuss the "surge of migrants" arriving at the US-Mexico border and "address the root causes" of increased numbers of refugees coming from the Northern Triangle
Vice President Kamala Harris, who is leading U.S. efforts to cut migration from Mexico and Central America's ‘Northern Triangle’ countries, told Mexico's president that the two countries should work together to fight violence and corruption
"It is in our country's mutual interest to provide immediate relief to the Northern Triangle and to address the root causes of migration," Vice Pres. Harris says while meeting with President of Mexico Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Harris and Mexican president discuss Northern Triangle migration
Our work in the Northern Triangle is critically important—for the United States and the region. Today, I gathered experts to discuss the root causes of migration, establishing long-term partnerships, and building a more hopeful future for people in their own communities.
To address the acute factors and root causes of migration, we’re building a comprehensive strategy with governments, international institutions, the private sector, and community organizations. I met with foundation leaders to discuss their crucial work in the Northern Triangle.
I met today with Special Envoy for the Northern Triangle, Ricardo Zúñiga. We are implementing our plan to engage the governments and people of the region, and address the root causes of migration from Central America. This will take time, but it's important and necessary work.
VP Harris will be now leading the administration's efforts at the southern border and with Mexico and the Northern Triangle countries. WH says she'll be focused on stemming the flow of irregular migrants to the US and establishing of a strategic partnership with these countries.
There’s a lot to spot in the sky this month. Turn an eye upwards to find: ☀️ The Northern Hemisphere’s #SummerSolstice in full swing ✨ The Summer Triangle of stars in the East 🔭 Morning planetary views of Mars, Jupiter & Venus And more! Look:
Today is the Summer Solstice in the Northern Hemisphere. It’s the longest day of the year as the Sun travels its highest arc in the sky. By night, look for the Summer Triangle in the east after sunset (bright stars: Vega, Deneb & Altair). Skywatching tips:
Trump’s decision to cut funding to Northern Triangle countries will only increase the number of people fleeing poverty and violence. His ill-thought-out policies pose serious risks to our national security and threatens bipartisan efforts to address immigration to the U.S.