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The Mexican federal government said late Wednesday it is concerned about the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Flores Settlement Agreement, a regulation that currently prevents the immigration detention of minors for more than 20 days.In a press release from the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs, Mexico said it will “evaluate corresponding legal alternatives.”
The Department of Homeland Security announced Wednesday a new administrative rule to replace Flores, a regulation put in place to ensure judicial supervision of the federal government’s treatment of migrant minors.
The article goes on to state the following:
In a press release from the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs, Mexico said it will “evaluate corresponding legal alternatives.”
Mexico said it would “give prompt follow up to the conditions in those centers.” They also vowed to “continue giving assistance and consular protection to the Mexican families that are detained under these new circumstances.”
Mexico now “evaluating” legal action against updated migrant minor detention rule in the United States https://t.co/LrPc0KFZYg
— Patrick deHahn (@patrickdehahn) August 22, 2019
Acting DHS Sec. Kevin McAleenan says the new rule that allows for the longer term detention of families traveling with children across the U.S.-Mexico border is “based on the principle that families should remain together during immigration proceedings” https://t.co/x5PtS4Hm5R pic.twitter.com/39aS1KwREu
— ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) August 22, 2019
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