US President Donald Trump has accused the Mexican government of failing to do enough to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants who have been flowing to the US in search of asylum from countries including El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump hitting Mexico with 5 per cent tariff in response to migrants

  • In a surprise announcement that could hijack a major trade deal, the US president announced that he is slapping a tariff on all Mexican imports
  • He said the 5 per cent tariff will gradually increase ‘until the illegal immigration problem is remedied’
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US President Donald Trump has accused the Mexican government of failing to do enough to crack down on the surge of Central American migrants who have been flowing to the US in search of asylum from countries including El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala. Photo: Reuters
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