By James Blears
Standing beside new Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, his Foreign Minister Marelo Ebrard confirmed more information is being sought from Washington about the new US immigration policy. Mexico has agreed to be a temporary refuge for migrants whose cases are being considered by US Officials, but NOT an indefinite third party holding area. He did however confirm Mexico will change and amend its migration policies to help in a humanitarian way.
Ebrard said that he's determined to change forever what he describes as: "The horror, abuses and violation of migrants," Mexico`s Minister of the Interior Olga Sanchez also says migration will be processed in an orderly way.
The Caravans crisis involves thousands of Central American people, in wave after wave of processions, trying to escape dire poverty and rampant organized crime, by heading in desperate hope to the United States. This starkly highlights the CURRENT urgency of transforming and enabling legislation.