US Mexico border wall latest burning issue in USA. US-Mexico border length is approximately 2000 mile.
The problem is that at certain places on US Mexico border proper fencing is not done. So, it’s impact many illegal immigrants come to US.
5 MARCH , 2015: ‘AN IMPENETRABLE WALL’
Trump’s call for a border wall became frequent in 2015 before election.
Months before he was declared candidacy, he tweeted , “I want nothing to do with Mexican other than to build an impenetrable WALL & stop them from ripping off U.S.”
Europe was going from sensitive issue of Refugee crisis. Millions of people from Africa, Syria were coming to Europe.
Some of the refugee fall in crime. Media of Europe covered the crime of Refugee highly. The broadcast of media reached to USA.
So, it became perspective to avoid entry of middle east refugee in USA.
We know that, Trump said I will ban Muslim in US before election.
Pressing on these patriotic issue Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in 2016.
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WHAT IS THE ISSUE?
The continental border between the U.S. and Mexico which stretches for approximately 2,000 miles.
The land border reaches across the four states – Arizona,
California, New Mexico and Texas.
The entire border between U.S. and Mexico which extends from the Gulf of Mexico to the Pacific Ocean.
What’s the ISSUES
A United States Department of Homeland Security report says that 170,000 people successfully illegally migrated.
the U.S. illegally migrants are from the southern border in 2015.
Report says that approximately 5.6 million “unauthorized immigrants” from Mexico by 2016 year. It is according to data from the Pew Research Center.
ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IN THE U.S.
In all There were 10.7 million unauthorized immigrants in the U.S. in 2016 from world.
It represent 3.3% of the total U.S. population that year.
A rising share of illigeal immigrants have lived in the U.S. They lived for more than a decade.
About 2/3rd (66%) of unauthorized immigrant are adults in 2016 had been living in the U.S.
So, it means 50% immigrants illegally come from Mexico
WHY DO IMMIGRANTS COME TO AMERICA?
US has Better standard of living than Mexico.
Better wages are in US than Mexico. Mannual works Mexican people do in agriculture, as US people prefer service sector.
American farmers get people in farm on cheap price to do work from Mexican.
Unemployment in their native country/countries
THE WALL AND POLITICS
Throughout his 2016 presidential election campaign, Donald Trump called for the construction of a much larger and fortified border wall, claiming that if elected.
He would “build the US Mexico border wall and make Mexico pay for the dollar. But Mexico condemned it and said will not come under US pressure.
Some estimates show that an $8 to $12 billion cost for such a project. While others find there are enough uncertainties to drive the cost to between $15 to $25
billion. (some estimates suggest 60 billion dollars)
In 2020 US has presidential election and to please his party supporter it became important to Trump.
TRUMP MARCHING AHEAD
In January 2017, President of Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto said his country would not pay for the US Mexico Border wall.
On 25th January , 2017, the Trump administration signed an Executive Order 13767. The order formally directed the US
government to start attempting to construct a border.
wall using existing federal funding, although in reality construction of a wall did not begin at this time.
Because, due to the large expense and lack of clarity on the issue how it would
be paid for.
SHUTDOWN AND POSSIBLE EMERGENCY
Recently, Trump administration wants Congress to approve $5 billion for the project.
But, Democrats Party are offering only $1.3 for border security wall.
Hence, a shutdown was triggered after the U.S. President was refused funding
for his border wall issue by the Congress.
He also threatened to call a national emergency if not approved and urged to build the wall fast.
Even though the legality of such a step is not certain.
Thus, the federal government partially shut down on 22th December. If it
were to last beyond 12th January , it would have the longest shutdown in United
WHAT IF TRUMP DECLARES EMERGENCY IN THE U.S
What checks and balances system does the US have on an emergency powers in the
Not enough. But, The actual discretion to declare an emergency is almost
U.S Congress has not set any limits to it. Congress has not provided any definition of national emergency or required condition for the president to make any showing.
The U.S wall can be an excuse for the Trump administration to impose an emergency and abuse the power.
Although this move can be challenged in the court of US. The President will still be the one in complete control.
This could damage democratic institutions throughout the world
and set a very bad example to them.
So, It is the comprehensive analysis on US Mexico Border wall which is current hot topic. If you have any questions you can comment.
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