Air Freight News

U.S. - Mexico meeting on joint actions to further enhance border security

Sep 25, 2023

U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Commissioner Troy A. Miller met with senior officials from the Government of Mexico and the railway industry in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico Friday to discuss action to address enhanced border security operations in response to increased encounters.

“We are continuing to work closely with our partners in Mexico to increase security and address irregular migration along our shared border,” said Troy A. Miller, Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Commissioner. “The United States and Mexico remain committed to stemming the flow of irregular migration driven by unscrupulous smugglers, while maintaining access to lawful pathways.”

Miller met with representatives from the Secretariat of Foreign Relations, National Institute of Migration, National Guard, Secretariat of National Defense, Chihuahua State Police, Ferromex, the Mayor of Ciudad Juarez, and the Governor of Chihuahua to discuss joint efforts to address increased migrant encounters. He urged coordination of efforts to diminish surging irregular migration, and continuation of lawful trade and travel while reiterating the need for coordinated engagement – to include mirrored patrols with local Mexican law enforcement agencies. Miller noted his appreciation for the continuing attention to dangerous migrant travel aboard railcars. He also discussed the impact that increased resource needs being devoted to processing inadmissible noncitizens has on CBP’s enforcement mission and operations at the ports of entry.

Saturday, CBP announced the resumption of operations at the international railway crossing bridge in Eagle Pass, Texas. We will continue to work closely with our partners in the Government of Mexico to ensure safety and security throughout the region and on railway networks. 

Similar Stories

Trudeau must match US tariffs on Chinese imports, Ontario premier says

The leader of Canada’s most populous province called on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to impose tariffs on Chinese imports, including at least a 100% levy on electric vehicles, to mirror…

View Article
Italy issues €6M fine over Chinese cars badged as Italian

Italy’s antitrust authority fined a local automobile company €6 million ($6.4 million) after determining it had illegally labeled vehicles from Chinese manufacturers including Chery Automobile Co. as Italian-made.

View Article
EU agrees first Russia sanctions hitting some LNG shipments

The European Union has approved a new package of sanctions over Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, seeking to tighten the enforcement of restrictions by widening the scope of measures to its…

View Article
Swiss watch exports drop in May as China slowdown persists

Swiss watch exports fell in May as a slowdown in demand for premium and luxury timepieces in China and Hong Kong continued.

View Article
China eyes trade war targets across Europe for counterstrikes

As in past disputes, China looks to be readying a series of actions to punish the European Union for its proposed tariffs on electric cars.

View Article
https://www.ajot.com/images/uploads/article/AAR.jpg
AAR reports rail traffic for the week ending June15, 2024
View Article