Calderon's Visit to Washington

P�rez-Rocha, Manuel
May 2010
Foreign Policy in Focus;5/24/2010, p1
The article focuses on the visit of Mexican President Felipe Calder�n to the U.S. in May 2010. It notes that Calder�n assumed the advantage of being a victim of U.S. drug consumption and weak gun laws in which he delivered a speech calling for immigration policy reform and a traffic ban on high-caliber arms and illicit money coming from the U.S. and entering Mexico. It mentions that President Barack Obama offered his support to Calder�n yet admitted that 60% approval of the Senate is needed to have immigration reformed.


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