Mexico, United States and Canada agreed to create a virtual platform on the Los Angeles Declaration website so that migrants have the necessary information to enter those countries of legal wayThe White House reported this Tuesday in a statement.
This agreement will make migrants “less likely to to depend on the traffickers who lie about current border restrictions and put their lives at risk.”
Another of the points agreed between the three nations will be a new association in a center that will be installed in southern Mexico to help people to migrate “accessing legal channels”.
According to the White House, the center will have “strong support” from private initiative.
In another agreement that “echoes” the statements of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, the leaders of North America agreed to implement a “Development Associations Outreach Trilateral Action Plan” that will seek to combat and address the causes of illegal migration.
Other agreed points are:
- Increase the exchange of information and best practices on the Binational Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program to improve their rights.
- Share best practices to increase the speed, efficiency, and fairness of asylum processing systems to ensure that eligible individuals receive protection immediately and that migrants with unjustifiable protection claims be quickly expelled.
- Countering xenophobia and discrimination against migrants and refugees by promoting balanced public narratives on migrants and refugees to support their meaningful inclusion in the region.
President Andrés Manuel López Obrador will host this Tuesday Joe BidenPresident of the United States, and Justin TrudeauPrime Minister of Canada, at the 10th North American Leaders Summit.
The meeting will take place at the National Palace starting at 11:45 a.m. The work agenda marks the following activities:
- 12:00 p.m.: Private working lunch in the dining room.
- 1:30 p.m.: Trilateral meeting in the Reception Hall.
- 3:35 p.m.: Message to the media from the leaders in the Central Patio.