Mexico Border Tension

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The United States is a nation of immigrants, which represents a controversial issue in the United States and the world. Benjamin Franklin in the eighteenth century overwrought by myriad German immigrants would vanquish the influence of the British in the country. Irish immigrants in the nineteenth century were abhorred as sluggish alcoholic. In the twenty-first century, similar consternation is conducted against Latin American immigrants, which an extensive majority of the immigrant population is deported each year. The most predominant Latin American immigration country influence is Mexico. The country shares a border with strains and disagreements with the United States, which can be displayed in the deficiency of support for tactical planning and negotiations aiming to fortify the security and quality of life of Mexican border communities. The period preceding 1846 the Mexican …show more content…
The US-Mexico border and, in general, the relations between the two countries have been a space and a framework for cooperation and the definition of cross-border challenges. Mexico-US relations have been characterized by border tensions and conflicts, especially on the Mexican side, reflecting a lack of co-responsibility in the construction of strategic policies that reconcile security, competitiveness and well-being between the two countries.
The United States has promoted greater trade, political and investment ties with Mexico, it has tried in vain to contain the flow of labor across the border. Beginning with the drastic measures against illegal immigration taken in the mid-1980s, the US government has imposed heavy regulations on US employers and dramatically increased spending on border patrols. Despite such aggressive efforts, the US border policy has failed to stop the flow of undocumented workers entering the US labor

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