Report: Mexico’s Congress Urges U.S. to Facilitate Asylum for Its Own Citizens

Detained Legal Residents Urge Hard Line on ImmigrationBriebart — Mexico’s congress passed a resolution urging the U.S. to facilitate asylum cases involving Mexican citizens.

KHOU 11 News in Houston, Texas reported that Mexico’s congress wants the U.S. to ease up on granting asylum to Mexican citizens who claim to be victims of violence in their homeland.

“This is a game changer,” Carlos Spector, an immigration attorney and activist in El Paso, told KHOU 11 News. “This is the first time in the history of a country that we know of that a Congress has come out and said facilitate the asylum claims of our citizens because we are incapable of defending them.”

The legislation was introduced by Mexico’s Sen. Maria de Guadalupe Calderon Hinojosa, former Mexican president Felipe Calderon’s sister… [Read More]