Because it’s cheaper than to solve Mexico’s systemic problems,
Mexico Pays To Help Its Citizens Avoid Deportation From The U.S. (h/t Breitbart) for the fees under the “dreamers act”, DACA.
The Mexican Embassy in Washington, D.C., does not keep track of how many DACA applications the consulates have funded nationwide, according to Julian Escutia, head of the embassy’s consular coordination and Hispanic affairs section.
Said Julian Escutia, head of the embassy’s consular coordination and Hispanic affairs section, unironically,
“Our main objective is the well-being of our nationals wherever they are,” he said. “So what we want for them is that they are successful and really continue contributing to this country [the U.S.].”
Which is more than what the U.S. has done for Andrew Tahmooressi.
The case highlights the corruption and collusion between politicians and drug traffickers in many parts of rural Mexico today.
So much for “the well-being of our nationals wherever they are.”