Soldiers stand guard to watch for passing migrants riding in public transportation in Tapachula, Chiapas state, Mexico. Photo: AP Photo

Experts warn US-Mexico immigration agreement will increase demand for human traffickers and smuggling

  • Researchers say that as the National Guard presence increases on the southern border, the business of human trafficking will only grow
  • Mexican and American authorities reached the agreement late Friday in the face of a US threat to levy five per cent tariffs on all Mexican imports
Topic |   Mexico

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Soldiers stand guard to watch for passing migrants riding in public transportation in Tapachula, Chiapas state, Mexico. Photo: AP Photo
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Trucks wait to cross the border into the US in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Photo: AP

Trump calls off tariffs on Mexico after deal on illegal immigration

  • Trump threatened to impose 5 per cent import tariffs on all Mexican goods from Monday if Mexico did not agree to his demands to tighten its borders
Topic |   US immigration

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Trucks wait to cross the border into the US in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Photo: AP
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