Secretary Blinken and other U.S. officials are sitting at a table with Mexican President Lopez Obrador and other Mexican officials.

Summary

  • Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken traveled to Mexico City, Mexico December 27, 2023. He joined Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas and White House Homeland Security Advisor Liz Sherwood-Randall at a meeting with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico. Secretary Blinken discussed unprecedented irregular migration in the Western Hemisphere and identified ways Mexico and the United States will address border security challenges, including actions to enable the reopening of key ports of entry across our shared border. Secretary Blinken reaffirmed the United States’ commitment to the Los Angeles Declaration for Migration and Protection, and underscored the urgent need for lawful pathways and additional enforcement actions by partners throughout the region. 

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