Giving Mexico Control over US Immigration Is a Bad Idea

Alex Jean
7 min readSep 10, 2019

By making xenophobia the cornerstone of his administration, Trump has placed himself in a weakened position of needing other countries to help him deliver his signature campaign promise. The out-sourcing of US immigration hands enormous power to Mexico.

Since the Trump Administration appears to have given up on signing a Safe Third Country agreement with Mexico, this post will focus on the two most important changes happening in the US, Remain in Mexico and the Safe Country of First Asylum Policies, and how they are likely to affect…