Mexican foreign minister: No rise in deportations of Mexicans from US — yet

Romero Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray at the foreign ministry building in Mexico City. Thomson Reuters
Romero Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray at the foreign ministry building in Mexico City. Thomson Reuters

Mexico’s Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said on Monday there has not been a rise yet in the number of deportations of Mexicans from the US under President Donald Trump.

Videgaray said in a television interview that Mexican consulates in the US have received three times as many phone calls from citizens there as before the US election in November, after Trump promised during his campaign to deport millions of undocumented migrants.

Last week, US federal immigration agents arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants in at least four states, in what officials called routine enforcement actions. USA

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.