SUNLAND PARK, N.M – On Saturday, home-grown leader Steny H. Hoyer said that Republican and Democrat negotiators are optimistic about the border security agreement, which would prevent another government cease.
"Based on my conversations with conference members, I think at least on Thursday they were expected to be able to reach an agreement and, if they do, I hope we will hear this agreement already on Monday," The Washington Post said. "Hoyer (D-Md) said after a Democratic Congress delegation visit to El Paso and South New Mexico.
Hoyer said he did not know the contours of a possible agreement, including the amount of border barriers that were the basis for President Trump and Congress deadlock. At the end of last month, negotiators completed a bilateral agreement that would restore Trump to 5.7 billion. Instead, the legislators focused on a compromise of up to $ 2 billion for obstacles.
It was unclear whether Trump would accept a compromise on whether to rely on its previous threats to declare a national emergency to build a border
Legislators have a few days to complete legislation that can pass on to Parliament and the Senate in time to 1
This track didn't give money to the Trump wall. The President intends to organize a Pas Paso campaign on Monday evening, which is expected to focus on the border, which was briefly repeated in 2016. Campaign to be funded by Mexico. Hoyer's visit was scheduled until Trump announced his rally.
Hoyer criticized Trump's rhetoric on the border. “There are many discussions about what we have to do at the border. According to him, too much hysteria about what we want to do at the border, he said.
Hoyer said he had heard nothing from the White House about what Short would accept, his public statements that the negotiators had wasted their time, although the president spoke more favorably than the week-end talks. Hoyer said that Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) And Nano Pelosi (D-California) pledged to vote in their conference committees.
"And I think if McConnell will go he expects it to be handed over. And, of course, we hope it will pass, "Hoyer said in an interview with The Post.
Hoyer said there should be money in the financial account for countries in the North Triangle of Central America – Honduras, Guatemala, and El. El Salvador is the main source of family migration to the United States
"You will not be able to stop them from leaving, which they think threatens themselves and their families. mortal threat, ”Hoyer said. "Therefore, one of the best ways to reduce these numbers is that they are safer to live in their homes, where they are likely to live and where they grew up and where they know the language and they know their neighbors. “
Hoyer was accompanied by“ Democratic Rep. , El Paso, Xochitl Torres Small and New Haagand and Mary Gay Scanlon from Pennsylvania. All are fresh people, elected last November. In a democratic wave that gave the party control; Torres Small and Scanlon won seats previously held by Republicans.
At one time, the delegation met with Honduran woman Yeimi and her 3 and 5 year old daughters taken by border patrol agents from her El Paso in October. They joined on Friday evening. Her lawyer Taylor Levy refused to give Yeimi the surname, but said family history would be discussed in detail at Monday's conference
The delegation also met with groups providing legal and humanitarian assistance to migrants and receiving security information from Customs and Border Guards
Legislators he said that the most important journey from them was that cross-border security needed a multi-faceted approach and could not be reduced to one solution, such as Physical Barriers
"We know we have bad participants. We need to stop drug traffickers and traffickers from entering our country. We also know that we need an agency that constantly adapts to changing threats and circumstances. That's why you have to look at the wall mile per mile, ”said Torres Small, who represents mostly rural borders between New Mexico.
Central America, seeking refuge in the United States, retains much less than a decade ago when illegal cross-border loggers leave.
"For me, as a frontier resident, the challenge is that the powers that want to become a border as insecure, so that it becomes a political football, that those who may be stricter for security would turn out to be stronger in the eyes of their voters," A said. Escobar.
Robert Moore is a freelance journalist in El Paso.