United States Action to Confront Illegal Immigration

Today the United States Government announced historic action to confront the illegal immigration crisis facing the United States. We notified the Government of Mexico that the United States is invoking Section 235(b)(2)(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act.  We will begin implementation immediately. Individuals arriving in the United States from Mexico—illegally or without proper documentation—will ...
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Secretary Pompeo’s Meetings with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC October 20, 2018 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Heather Nauert:‎ Secretary Pompeo met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray yesterday in Mexico City. They discussed the caravan of migrants from Central America. The Mexican Government is fully engaged in finding a solution ...
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Joint Statement on the U.S.-Mexico Bilateral High Level Dialogue on Human Rights

Washington, DC, October 27, 2016 — The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of Mexico and the United States of America on the occasion of the 8th Annual U.S.-Mexico Bilateral High Level Dialogue on Human Rights. Begin text: Today the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs hosted the 8th annual Bilateral High Level ...
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Statement by Secretary Jeh C. Johnson on Southwest Border Security

As I have said repeatedly, our borders are not open to illegal migration; if you come here illegally, we will send you back consistent with our laws and values.  In the spring and summer of 2014 we faced a significant spike in families and unaccompanied children from Central America attempting to cross our southern border ...
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