Thursday, March 21, 2024

Mexico says it won’t accept immigrants back to its territory from Texas ‘under any circumstances’

 Mexican officials announced that the country would not accept immigrants deported by Texas "under any circumstances."

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court cleared Texas to enforce a law that would allow it to arrest illegal immigrants on state, rather than federal, charges and deport them. The law calls for deported immigrants to be sent to ports of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border, but the Mexican government announced that it would not accept immigrants deported by Texas.

“Mexico rejects any measure that allows state or local authorities to handle immigration control, detain or return nationals or foreigners to Mexican territory,” Mexico's foreign affairs ministry said in a statement obtained by the Associated Press...more

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