Trump’s hardball tactics could implode Mexico’s immigration system

By: Gustavo A. Flores-Macías,  Los Angeles Times
Tue, 06/11/2019

In this Los Angeles Times opinion pieceGustavo A. Flores-Macías, associate professor of government, discusses the impacts of Trump's tariff threats to Mexico.

"Playing hardball with Mexico scores Trump points with his political supporters, but it could backfire horribly as immigration policy," he writes. "A southern neighbor with an economy wrecked by trade barriers and overwhelmed by Central American migration is recipe for a humanitarian crisis right at our doorstep."

Read the entire Los Angeles Times piece.


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