Democrats hope for the USMCA to be ratified before the end of the year

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Morena’s Parliamentary Coordinator in the House of Representatives, Mario Delgado, said U.S. Democratic congressmen are optimistic and confident that the USMCA could achieve ratification before the end of the year.

During the U.S.-Mexico Inter-Parliamentary Meeting held in San Diego, California, Democratic Congresswoman Henry Cuellar said she is optimistic that the new trade agreement will enter into force before the end of 2019.

In this meeting, Delgado, raised the need that the ratification of this agreement will bring a benefit to the three nations, also said that Mexico fulfilled its part in seeking approval of the USMCA, as well as a labor reform that will guarantee rights for workers in the country in search of labor justice.

Regarding the issue of migration, he indicated that he recognized the initiative taken by the Mexican government to stop the flow of migration from Central America in order to cross the U.S. border. It also recognized the commitment of both countries to promote the cooperation plan for the development of the northern triangle of Central America (Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador), in order to control these migratory movements and promote a safe and prosperous Central America.

Regarding security, the Federal Deputy of Morena, expressed the urgency that the United States should analyze the issue of arms trafficking to Mexico, because he said that the violence has increased and has largely been due to the armament with which organized crime has, which is manufactured American.

One thing is the right that they have with amendment number two, the Americans, to buy weapons for their personal protection, and another thing that, that right becomes an abuse and a great quantity of weapons end up in our country illegal”

Mario Delgado, Federal Deputy of Morena

As a result, Mario Delgado called on the U.S. to invest in equipment to control arms trafficking along the U.S.-Mexico border. 


Parliamentary Group of Morena