Mexico Is Building Its Wall — and the U.S. Is Paying for It

(Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters)
And it’s a good idea.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he Trump administration is committing billions of dollars to help Mexico engage in “institutional reform” to help stanch the flow of illegal immigrants from Central America into Mexico.

Mexican interior secretary Olga Sanchez Cordero tells the Associated Press that Mexico is sealing off its southern border, and that the laxity that invited the flood of illegal immigrants from Central America that crossed into Mexico in October “is no longer an issue.” Apparently, all that was required was the fiat of Mexico’s new president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

The $5.8 billion the Trump administration is promising to put up dwarfs the $20 million


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