Mexico’s Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray traveled to the United States to meet with local leaders and beneficiaries of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA).
The visit will reaffirm the Mexican government's support for the Dreamers and explain the steps taken by President Enrique Peña Nieto's administration to provide them with support and protection.
According to a release issued by Mexico's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on September 11 and 12, the Foreign Secretary will visit Sacramento and Los Angeles, California, and on September 13 he will visit Washington, D.C.
Mexico's Foreign Secretary started in Sacramento, where he met with Governor Jerry Brown to analyze environmental issues and migrant treatment. He met with the Speaker of the California State Assembly, Anthony Rendón, and State Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de León, as well, and at the Mexican consulate, he met with a group of Dreamers and 100 Friends beneficiaries.
In Los Angeles, he will inaugurate both the Mental Health Program and the job board for migrants and Dreamers at the Mexican consulate. He will also meet with Hilda Solís, Los Angeles County Supervisor.
“The trip reaffirms the commitment of the Mexican government to collaborate on political, migration, trade and cultural issues in a comprehensive way and to continue the dialogue with key actors from all levels of government and U.S. society” concluded the release.
The complete press release can be read at the following link: http://bit.ly/2y3GdWK.