Eurasia Group | US-Mexico and the politics of migration

US-Mexico and the politics of migration

25 July 2019

In June, US President Donald Trump backed off on his threat of tariffs against Mexico when Mexico agreed to curb the flow of migrants to the US. Has Mexico been successful in hitting its numbers?

Eurasia Group's Latin America senior analyst Carlos Petersen and United States analyst Sandra Yamin Namoos discuss the politics of migration, whether the threat of tariffs remains, and what these issues mean for the fate of the USMCA trade deal.

Read about Mexico in our Top Risks for 2019 report, and look at Politics in Pictures: a visual guide to US-Mexico.
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