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Mexico Says It Will Not Accept Deportations from the State of Texas

ImmigrationMexico Says It Will Not Accept Deportations from the State of Texas

MEXICO (Continent Times) — Mexico’s foreign ministry issued a staunch declaration on Tuesday, asserting that it would not entertain deportations facilitated by Texas “under any circumstances.” This unwavering stance comes in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling permitting Texas to apprehend migrants crossing into the state without authorization, a decision that has sent shockwaves through diplomatic corridors.

In an official statement, the ministry vehemently condemned Senate Bill 4, denouncing it as a legislative enactment that threatens to sow the seeds of familial disintegration, trample upon the human rights of migrants, and foster environments rife with hostility towards the more than 10 million individuals of Mexican descent who call Texas home.

Roberto Velasco Álvarez, Mexico’s esteemed diplomat overseeing affairs in North America, took to social media to underscore Mexico’s opposition to the court’s decision. Through a series of tweets, he emphasized that immigration policy is a matter best left to the purview of federal government negotiations rather than being dictated by individual states.

This latest clash between Mexico and Texas is just the latest chapter in an ongoing saga of discord surrounding immigration policy. Since its inception last year, Senate Bill 4 has drawn the ire of Mexican authorities, who have vehemently opposed its provisions. The Mexican government has consistently rejected the notion of local or state entities, rather than federal authorities, detaining and repatriating migrants and asylum seekers to Mexican soil.

The diplomatic rift underscores the broader complexities surrounding immigration policy in the United States, with states increasingly taking matters into their own hands amid federal inaction or disagreement. As tensions escalate, the fate of countless migrants hangs in the balance, caught in the crossfire of political maneuvering and bureaucratic wrangling. In this volatile landscape, the enduring plight of migrants underscores the urgent need for comprehensive, compassionate, and coordinated action on both sides of the border.

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