Mexico's passive cooperation in allowing this mass incursion constitutes an emergency and extraordinary threat to the national security and economy of the United States.
Mexico has very strong immigration laws and could easily halt the illegal flow of migrants, including by returning them to their home countries.
Additionally, Mexico could quickly and easily stop illegal aliens from coming through its southern border with Guatemala.
Sadly, Mexico has allowed this situation to go on for many years, growing only worse with the passage of time.
Some of the most deadly and vicious gangs on the planet operate just across our border and terrorize innocent communities.
Accordingly, starting on June 10, 2019, the United States will impose a 5 percent Tariff on all goods imported from Mexico.
The cartels and coyotes are having a greater and greater impact on the Mexican side of our Southern Border. »