What will happen in Mexico if Hillary Clinton wins the elections?

Hillary Clinton, of the Democratic Party, has a twist on her campaign against the counterpart Donald Trump; she doesn’t seek to build walls nor sever commercial ties with Mexico, let alone try to deport 11 million Mexicans without a visa, on the contraire.

By Notimex Tuesday, July 12, 2016 comments

The Comprehensive Immigration Reform, punishing actions towards drugs and no walls… 

 

…are some of the main promises inside the agenda of this candidate for the president of the United States of America. Hillary Clinton, of the Democratic Party, has a twist on her campaign against his counterpart Donald Trump; she doesn’t seek to build walls nor sever commercial ties with Mexico, let alone try to deport 11 million Mexicans without a visa, on the contraire.

 

clintonOriginal image: “Reunión con la ex Secretaria de Estado de los Estados Unidos de América, Hillary Clinton.” By Presidencia de la República Mexicana, under license CC BY 2.0, via Flickr.

 

On her campaign, Hillary Clinton has promised to pass a new law called the “Comprehensive Immigration Reform”, though a bit weird sounding, it means that the high number of immigrants coming into the U.S.A –a lot of them with families and living in the country for many years now- will get a chance to earn their green card, thus attributing them as an essential part of the U.S economy.

 

Different specialists consider that this movement will allow them to keep a proper relationship with Mexico, to prioritize the residency to millions of Mexicans that have lived for years in the U.S, is a smart move for them. Pretty much taking over where the administration of Obama planned to do years ago.

 

“She wants to do what Obama could not, an integrating immigration reform, a reform that recognizes the contributing efforts of Latin-American immigrants, mainly Mexicans, towards the U.S”, said Genaro Lozano, specialist in political processes in the U.S.A of Mexico’s Autonomous Technological Institute (ITAM).

 

clinton 2Original image: “Hillary Clinton supporters” by Gage Skidmore, under license CC BY-SA 2.0, via Flickr

 

Part of her plan as president will be to keep boosting the “Merida Initiative” – international safety treaty established by the United States in conjunction with Mexico and countries in Central America to fight against drug cartels and organized crime- which keeps a current punishing scheme against drug related operations. Also part of her plan is to keep legalizing marihuana in more states that’ll prevent violence provoked by illegal transactions and a better gun control in the country.

 

In short, the possible victory of Clinton could mean an overall intact business deals with Mexico, an attempt to eliminate immigration issues with a new law that will ease green card requirements for Latin-Americans, and a more direct approach against drug cartels. All will be decided on November 8th when the country chooses who their new leader will be for the next 4/8 years.