The repatriation of Mexican migrants and other nationalities who enter the United States through the border with Mexico corresponds to the US federal government, so the governor of Texas, Greg Abbott, you’re overreaching When asking the National Guard and the police to return migrants to our country, the president considered Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
The Secretary of Foreign Relations issued a statement yesterday in which he rejected the measure, however today the Mexican president assured that Abbott’s decision is political in natureso he called it immoral.
“He is overreaching, it is not his legal responsibility to make that decision. It’s something he has to do with the US federal government,” he said.
“Since there are elections in November, they seek sensationalism, sensationalism. They think that this way they will have sympathy. He will not count on us because, even though we are respectful of the sovereignty of the countries, we do not see well that there are anti-immigrant campaigns for electoral purposes. I consider it immoral, political.
The president recalled that there will be elections in the USfor which it will ask Mexicans residing in that country not to vote for candidates who promote anti-immigrant policies.
López Obrador said that the US State Department is already intervening and affirmed that surely President Joe Biden coincides with the Texan governor.
Thursday, Greg Abbott issued a executive order to “authorize and empower the Texas National Guard and the Texas Department of Public Safety to detain illegal immigrants who illegally cross the border between ports of entry and return them to the border.”
I issued an Executive Order authorizing the Texas National Guard & Texas Dept. of Public Safety to return illegal immigrants to the border.
Cartels have become emboldened by Biden’s open border policies.
Texas is taking unprecedented action to STOP this criminal enterprise. pic.twitter.com/ag08ACYP3Y
— Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) July 7, 2022
The Texas government justified the decision arguing that with the elimination of the “Stay in Mexico” program Migrant crossings at the border have increased to record levels.