The U.S., Mexico and Migration: Time for Cooperation, not Coercion

Later today, Mexican and U.S. officials will sit down in Washington, DC to review the latest migration numbers. It'll be the first official meeting since the Trump administration threatened tariffs if Mexico didn't take sufficient steps to reduce migration through its territory. Now the big questions is if Mexico's efforts were successful, with the outcome likely determining the tone of bilateral relations over the next critical months.

However, the negotiations have already set an unsettling precedent....

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Ambassador Antonio Garza formerly served as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico (2002-2009) and is now Counsel to White & Case in Mexico City. Mr. Garza is currently a Director to both Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU), where he is member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the company’s subsidiary, Kansas City Southern de Mexico, and MoneyGram (NYSE:MGI) where he serves as Chairman of the company’s Committee on Compliance and Ethics. You can reach the Ambassador through and follow him on Twitter @aogarza.

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