Trump to Impose 5 Percent Tariff on Mexican Imports Over Illegal Immigration

By Mimi Nguyen Ly |

President Donald Trump speaks during the 2019 United States Air Force Academy Graduation Ceremony at Falcon Stadium, at the United States Air Force Academy, in Colorado Springs, Colo. on May 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

President Donald Trump has announced on late May 30 a 5 percent tariff on all goods coming from Mexico.

“On June 10th, the United States will impose a 5 percent Tariff on all goods coming into our Country from Mexico, until such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our Country, STOP,” he said in a Twitter post.

“The Tariff will gradually increase until the Illegal Immigration problem is remedied, at which time the Tariffs will be removed, details from the White House to follow.”

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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.