Jim Nealon, a former U.S. ambassador to Honduras, said Trump didn't seem to understand that Central American countries were already working with the United States to discourage the flow of migrants."But they can't prevent their citizens from leaving their countries any more than (Trump) can prevent citizens from leaving the U.S.", Nealon said.
Meanwhile, the Trump administration said Monday as many as 2,000 USA inspectors who screen cargo and vehicles at ports of entry along the Mexican border may be reassigned to help handle the surge of migrants.
The official compared the uncertainty to the back and forth over an emergency declaration to fund construction of the border wall, which Trump ultimately made a decision to do.
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Bell is set to return to the court on Friday night when the Warriors travel to Minnesota to take on the Timberwolves. In 11.4 minutes per game this season, he's averaged 3.0 points, 2.7 rebounds, 1 assists, and 0.7 blocks per game.
March is on track for 100,000 border apprehensions, Department of Homeland Security officials said, which would be the highest monthly number in more than a decade.
"What we need to realize is until we close that southern border, every town's a border town". In the meantime, he has repeatedly threatened to close the border, but this time, with a new group of migrants heading north, he gave a definite timetable and suggested a visit to the border within the next two weeks.
BREAKING: President Trump considering CLOSING The Southern Border... "What we need to do is focus on what's happening in Central America".
He said a closing of the border would lead to immediate layoffs and result in shortages and price increases at grocery stores and restaurants. They were joined by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which said such a step would inflict "severe economic harm".
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Trump said. "Venezuela was a country with tremendous potential and is still a country with tremendous potential". At the White House, Ms Rosales said the Maduro regime was "trying to break our morale".
This weekend, Customs and Border Protection officials moved the migrants, but acknowledged that it's having trouble handling the influx of migrants across the Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico borders, and facilities are busting at the seams. "And that's what the president's focused on", he said. I know that 1,000 overwhelms the system. Several political personalities took to Twitter to voice their support for the move, with some claiming closing the border is the "only solution at this point" and that the situation is "getting out of hand". "And that's where we're talking about going toward shutting down the ports of entry, because if we don't have the officers at the ports of entry to work it, you have to shut them down".
Mexico is the largest importer of United States exports of refined fuels like diesel and gasoline, some of which moves by rail.
On Saturday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that, at the president's direction, the State Department was ending its foreign assistance programs for the three Central American countries for 2017 and 2018.
Experts fear that cutting aid programmes will exacerbate problems in the three countries and force more people to migrate.
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The move was condemned by AIPAC and other pro-Israel groups. " Israel and America are connected now and forever", Pelosi said . Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of NY and Rashida Tlaib of MI , have become vocal about their criticisms of US policies on Israel.