Mexican officials – including Secretary of Commerce Ildefonso Guajardo, who heads the Nafta talks – insisted that the negotiations were limited to the content of the agreement and did not include immigration.
But the problems remain intact Mr. Trump, who tweeted last month, "Mexico, whose immigration laws are very harsh, must stop people from going to the US through Mexico, and we can make this a condition of the new NAFTA." Make agreement. "
Officials from both countries met on Thursday for the first of two days of scheduled talks on a series of immigration issues.
Until last Friday, Mexican officials thought they had come to a compromise with their American counterparts on a key part of Nafta as that. There was an agreement on rules that would increase the proportion of an automobile's contents in the region According to a Mexican government official, talks must be made to qualify for zero duties and rules for minimum wages for auto workers
The Mexicans sought to conclude a contract before their presidential election, scheduled for July 1st. The Mexicans believed the Mexicans would bow to the rules of the automobile in order to get a quick deal, insisting on a tougher position. Englisch: www.mjfriendship.de/en/index.php?op…95&Itemid=55 of the proposal, saying they would rather not have a deal than a bad deal, according to the officials briefed in the negotiations.
Michael C. Camuñez, a former US Department of Commerce official, said: "Lighthizer urged the three countries to come to a separate agreement on the auto industry last week. In return, Mexico expected flexibility in some issues, he said.