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Mexico: Challenges for U.S. Policymakers in 2021 [Updated March 25, 2021]   [open pdf - 648KB]

From the Document: "Mexico, a top U.S. trade partner and neighbor, could play a key role in addressing several challenges facing U.S. policymakers in 2021. During a virtual meeting on March 1, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and President Biden committed [hyperlink] to collaborate on bilateral and regional migration issues and on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) response and recovery, while reaffirming the importance of security cooperation. High-level officials from both countries held migration talks on March 23 focused on addressing root causes of migration and determining steps Mexico could take to interdict some U.S.- bound migrant flows. President Biden also is asking Mexico [hyperlink] to accept migrant families expelled under current pandemic-related restrictions [hyperlink] on asylum processing."

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CRS Insight, IN11635
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2021-03-25
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Public Domain
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Congressional Research Service: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
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