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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Hotline for Questions regarding Family Reunifications

FAMILY REUNIFICATION HOTLINE (overseas): +001 646-478-1560 Toll Free Number Calling from the United States: 888-582-2853 Family members, legal representatives and others with questions about family reunification may call this hotline established by the American Civil Liberties Union and the Steering Committee, related to a lawsuit in the United States regarding the reunification of immigrant families ...
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U.S. Ambassador to Mexico – Christopher Landau

On August 1, 2019, Christopher Landau was confirmed as United States Ambassador to Mexico. He speaks fluent Spanish, and earned a Certificate in Latin American Studies at Harvard College. He was born in Madrid, Spain, and attended the American School of Asunción, Paraguay, for five years. Landau is a Director of the Diplomacy Center Foundation, ...
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13 Mexican correctional facilities achieve international accreditation with Merida Initiative support

Boston, Massachusetts, August 5, 2019 – During its Summer Conference, the American Correctional Association (ACA) formally reaccredited 12 Mexican prisons, and accredited, for the first time, a Federal Prison in Coahuila, all of which had received support from the Merida Initiative. Additionally, three correctional facilities in Chihuahua independently achieved reaccreditation. With this announcement, 98 Mexican ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:‎ Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Luis Ebrard Casaubon in Mexico City. The two discussed shared efforts to stop illegal immigration, the status of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, and our joint commitment to promote opportunity and economic prosperity in southern ...
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Sixth meeting of the U.S.-Mexico Energy Business Council

Mexico City – U.S. Department of Commerce Acting Deputy Under Secretary for the International Trade Administration Diane Farrell, U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia and the Americas Beth Urbanas, Under Secretary Luz Maria de la Mora of the Mexican Secretariat of Economy, and Deputy Secretary Alberto Montoya of the Mexican Secretariat of Energy ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Mexico, Puerto Rico, Argentina, Ecuador, El Salvador, and Florida

Statement by Morgan Ortagus, Spokesperson of the Department of State Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Buenos Aires, Argentina; Guayaquil, Ecuador; Mexico City, Mexico; and San Salvador, El Salvador, July 19-21 to further strengthen our partnerships within the Western Hemisphere on regional and global challenges. The Secretary will expand cooperation on security ...
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