Offbeat Mexico rejects Trump's comments that some immigrants are 'animals'

19:42  17 may  2018
19:42  17 may  2018 Source:   reuters.com

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Videgaray said that Mexico “will not accept” the new rules and that he would be glad to take the issue before the United Nations on behalf of illegal immigrants . Videgaray’ s comments come on the heels of new guidelines issued by DHS as part of the Trump administration’ s crackdown on illegal

a man wearing a suit and tie: Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said his country will file a complaint with the U.S. State Department.© REUTERS/Henry Romero Mexico's Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said his country will file a complaint with the U.S. State Department. Mexico's Foreign Minister said on Thursday that recent remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump describing some undocumented immigrants as "animals" were unacceptable, and that a formal complaint would be filed with the State Department.

"President Trump referred to some immigrants, perhaps he had criminal gangs in mind, I don't know, as animals, not as persons," Luis Videgaray said in an interview with local TV station Televisa.

"In the opinion of the Mexican government this is absolutely unacceptable and we are going to formally communicate this to the U.S. State Department today," he said.

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President Donald Trump harkened back to the racist attack he made on Mexican immigrants on In his opening speech nearly three years ago, Trump said Mexico was “not sending their best,” a racist He defended his original comments in 2015 saying, “What can be simpler or more accurately stated?

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Trump made the remarks on Wednesday during a meeting with California municipal leaders who favor his goal of making the U.S. border impervious to illegal immigration.

"We have people coming into the country, or trying to come in, and we're stopping a lot of them, but we're taking people out of the country. You wouldn’t believe how bad these people are. These aren't people. These are animals," said Trump.

At the meeting, Trump voiced hostility for Mexico, which will be partnering with the United States and Canada in an unprecedented bid to host the soccer World Cup in all three countries in 2026. It is also part of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which Trump hopes to renegotiate or end.

"Mexico does nothing for us," Trump had said at the meeting. "Mexico talks but they do nothing for us, especially at the border. They certainly don't help us much on trade."

Trump says some migrants are 'animals'

  Trump says some migrants are 'animals' US President Donald Trump described some migrants as "animals" Wednesday, in a charged discussion about the border wall and law enforcement. "We have people coming in to the country, or trying to come in," Trump told California Republicans visiting the White House, "we are taking people out of the country." "You wouldn't believe how bad these people are, these aren't people, these are animals and we're taking them out of the country."Trump's remarks came after comments on migration and law enforcement, so-called "sanctuary cities" for immigrants, and the MS-13 gang.

Trump ' s comments came as two senators presented details of a bipartisan compromise that would The deal also would include restrictions on a program allowing immigrants to bring some relatives to the U.S. Aides to lawmakers who attended declined to provide comment on Trump ' s remarks.

Trump ' s comments came as two senators presented details of a bipartisan compromise that would extend protections against deportation for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants — and also strengthen border protections, as Trump has insisted.

Despite Trump's comments, Mexico has been working hard to try and win favor with the U.S. administration in areas like diplomacy and migration, in the hopes of garnering a beneficial renegotiated NAFTA deal.

The United States is still pushing for a deal to revise NAFTA, the White House said on Wednesday, while a top Mexican official held out the possibility of an agreement in the coming weeks.

Since 2014, when former President Barack Obama was in the White House, Mexico has more aggressively enforced its own southern border, detaining and deporting tens of thousands of immigrants, many of whom hail from the poor, violent Central American nations of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.

Reporting by Anthony Esposito and Miguel Angel Gutierrez; editing by Bernadette Baum

MS-13 Animals: What the White House Wants You to Know .
President Trump's office hit back at claims that he referred to illegal immigrants in general as "animals.""Too many innocent Americans have fallen victim to the unthinkable violence of MS-13’s animals," the White House release said, in an apparent clarification that Trump’s reference to “animals” was about violent gang members, not illegal immigrants in general.

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