Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala to Increase Troops Along Borders: White House

The White House reached a deal with Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras to potentially stem the flow of illegal immigration into the United States, Biden administration officials said Monday Special Assistant to the President for Immigration for the Domestic Policy Council Tyler Moran said in a TV interview that the administration “secured agreements” that would place “more troops on their” respective borders. “Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala have all agreed to do this,” Moran said. “That not only is going to prevent the traffickers and the smugglers and cartels that take advantage of the kids on their way here, but also to protect those children.” On Monday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters, in confirming Moran’s statement, that there “was a commitment” from the governments of those three countries. “Mexico made the decision to maintain 10,000 troops at its Southern border resulting in twice as many daily migrant interdictions,” she …

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