US President Joe Biden in a telephone conversation proposed to Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador a plan to reduce migration flows by eliminating their main causes, TASS reports.
Also, the American leader proposed to expand opportunities for resettlement and legal alternative routes of immigration, improve the procedure for processing requests for asylum at the border and abolish the “draconian immigration policy of the previous administration.”
The heads of the two states agreed to cooperate in working on the problem of illegal migration.
We add, immediately after the inauguration, the 46th President of the United States canceled the state of emergency on the US-Mexican border.
In February 2019, former head of state Donald Trump signed a declaration on the introduction of a state of emergency on the border with Mexico. This allowed the former US administration to channel funds to build or repair a wall at several sections of the border, with which Trump planned to stop illegal immigration and drug smuggling.