Trump promises to 'take the heat' for broad immigration deal


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was ready to accept an onslaught of criticism if lawmakers tackle broad immigration reforms after an initial deal to help the young illegal immigrants known as Dreamers and…

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Apr 15

U.S., Mexico and Canada hasten NAFTA talks as elections loom - Pena Nieto


LIMA/MEXICO (Reuters) - The United States, Mexico and Canada will expedite NAFTA talks in a push to reach a deal in coming weeks, Mexico's president said on Saturday after a meeting with the U.S. vice president and Canadian prime minister.

Feb 16

U.S., Mexico working to set up Trump, Pena Nieto meeting: White House


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Officials are working to arrange a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto "in the near future" to review progress on trade talks, a border wall and other issues, the…

Feb 9

New Mexico newspaper apologizes for cartoon linking 'Dreamers' to criminality


(Reuters) - A New Mexico newspaper apologized on Thursday for publishing a cartoon portraying illegal immigrants brought to the United States as children as street criminals that drew widespread condemnation as racist.

Jan 25

Trump to seek $25 billion for border wall, open to 'Dreamer' citizenship


President Donald Trump on Wednesday previewed his outline for an immigration bill that he will promote next week, saying he wants $25 billion to build a border wall and is open to granting citizenship to "Dreamer" immigrants brought to the…

Jan 23

'Dreamers' disappointed that Congress deferred DACA deal


(Reuters) - Young "Dreamers" brought to the United States illegally as children were angry and disappointed on Monday after the U.S. Congress approved a temporary spending bill to end a three-day government shutdown without a deal to shore…

Oct 9

Trump seeks border wall, crackdown on unaccompanied minors for 'Dreamer' deal


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, who pledged to help protect young people known as "Dreamers" brought illegally to the United States as children, called on Sunday for money to fund a border wall to be part of any…

Oct 9

Democrats rule out Trump's request for border wall funding in help for 'Dreamers'


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congressional Democrats rejected President Donald Trump's requests on Sunday that renewed protection for "Dreamers" - people brought illegally to the United States as children - include funding for a border wall and…

Sep 6

Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala urge protections for U.S. 'Dreamers'


MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico and Central American countries they will lobby U.S. lawmakers to protect young illegal immigrants who saw their lives thrown into limbo on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would end a program…

Jul 5

Mexico says Trump-Pena Nieto meet unlikely to lead to big deals

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A meeting between Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday at the G20 summit in Germany will last about 30 minutes and probably not lead to any major agreements, Mexico's…

Apr 23

Trump says Mexico 'eventually' will pay for border wall


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Sunday he expected Mexico to pay for the wall he has promised to build along the southern border, resuscitating a campaign promise that roiled U.S. relations with Mexico in the first…

Jan 27

Trump says he had 'very good' call with Mexico's Pena Nieto


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he had a "very good" phone call with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto on Friday and agreed to work to improve ties after a meeting between the two leaders was scrapped amid a…

Jan 26

Trump summit with Mexico's Pena Nieto still on, 'for now'


MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) - A summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Mexican counterpart Enrique Pena Nieto next week is still on "for now", Mexico's foreign minister said on Wednesday, despite pressure at home to scrap it over…

Jan 22

Trump plans to meet with UK's May, Mexico's Pena Nieto - White House

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is arranging to meet soon with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, two long-standing U.S. allies concerned about how his presidency will affect…

Nov 14

Obama, Mexico's Pena Nieto discuss U.S.-Mexico relationship - White House


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama spoke by phone on Monday with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto about the economy, organised crime and migration, the White House said in a statement.

Nov 10

Mexico's Pena Nieto says he agreed to meet Trump during transition period

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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Wednesday that he spoke to U.S. President-elect Trump to congratulate him on his election win. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Nov 7

Along the U.S.- Mexico border fence


(Reuters) - Building a wall along the U.S.- Mexico border has been a contentious subject in this year’s U.S. presidential election.

Sep 1

Trump discusses border wall with Mexico, no mention of payment


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, visiting Mexico, says that the United States has the right to build a border wall to halt illegal immigration. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Feb 18

At Mexico-U.S. border, Pope decries suffering of migrants


CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Wednesday railed against immigration policies that force many underground and into the hands of drug gangs and human smugglers, praying at Mexico's border with the United States in what was…

Sep 24

Obama, Mexico's Pena Nieto discuss Pacific trade talks: White House

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto discussed in a phone call on Wednesday the importance of swiftly concluding a Pacific trade deal, the White House said.

Jul 23

Trump visits Mexico border, warns of 'tremendous danger'


SAN ANTONIO (Reuters) - Real estate magnate Donald Trump brought his unorthodox presidential campaign to the U.S.-Mexican border on Thursday and stood by his controversial comments on Mexican immigrants causing crime.