While the president may think a sharp-edged wall would deter illegal border crossings, immigrants have long risked their health and lives to enter the U.S.at various points along its shared border with Mexico. "So turn around. That's the way it is".
Mr. Trump has yet to complete any new mileage of fencing or other barriers anywhere on the border.
"It's a scam, okay?"
Trump said he was pleased with the steps Mexico has been taking to stop the flow. Referring to the recently concluded investigation by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, the president added: "I know about hoaxes".
"The United States sometimes mixes the two issues".
"It's just a ridiculous statement", Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) said in an interview shortly after the roundtable.
Harvard professor Ieva Jusionyte wrote in his book Threshold about his experiences working as an emergency medical technician (EMT) on both sides of the USA border with Mexico. "We want to go in a tougher direction", Trump told reporters Friday at the White House. Since it was erected, illegal entries have gone down by 75 percent, arrests by 86 percent, and use of force by 65 percent, she said.
The Republican president's latest pronouncements, including a threat to impose auto tariffs on Mexico, are in response to a rising number of migrants, many of them families with children, traveling northward from Central America through Mexico and to the USA border.
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'We're going to give them a one-year warning and if the drugs don't stop or largely stop we're going to put tariffs on Mexico and products, particularly cars.
"We're going in a little different direction".
"Will soon be landing in Calexico, California to look at a portion of the new WALL being built on our Southern Border.
Speakers at the protest emphasized that people on both sides of the border were one community, and that the agriculture sector couldn't flourish without Mexican farmworkers.
As Trump touts his signature campaign promise as the solution to the recent surge of migrant families crossing the border, here are questions and answers about the various barriers along the border and those that are in the works.
"Trump says Mexicans are rapists and criminals". "We don't need his wall".
Trump, during Friday's roundtable on the border, called his one-year warning on a southern U.S. border closure "fake news".
The southern border is almost 3219km long and already has about 1046km of different types of barriers, including short vehicle barricades and tall, steel fences that go up to nine metres high.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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