And they said Trump's threat to close the border with Mexico, if carried out, would hurt the U.S. economy.
CBP expected March to be the highest month for encounters at the southern border in a decade, according to McAleenan. CBC's Kim Brunhuber reports.
He said Mexico needs to solidify its southern border with Guatemala to prevent the caravans from heading north through Mexico to the US and that the three Central American counties need to curb migrants from leaving their countries.
The State Department said in a statement that it will suspend 2017 and 2018 payments to the trio of nations that have been home to some of the migrant caravans that have marched through Mexico to the U.S. border.
Officials hope to have as many as 300 people returned per day by the end of the week, focusing particularly on those who come in between ports of entry, said the official, who had knowledge of the plans but was unauthorized to speak publicly and spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity.
Monica Ganley, principal at Quarterra, a consultancy specialising in Latin American agricultural issues and trade told the news outlet that a closed border would see price hikes for a number of items.
Because, hey, surprise, "Nearly half of all imported USA vegetables and 40 percent of imported fruit are grown in Mexico, according to the latest data from the United States Department of Agriculture".
A State Department spokesman said in a statement it was carrying out Trump's directive by ending aid programs to the three Central American nations, known as the Northern Triangle.
"It's unworkable and unrealistic, and I don't think he could really do it", said Rufus Yerxa, president of the National Foreign Trade Council on Sunday.
Taking drastic action over illegal immigration, President Donald Trump moved Saturday to cut direct aid to El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, whose citizens are fleeing north and overwhelming US resources at the southern border. "So, we are truly in a crisis", Johnson said during an interview with MSNBC last week.
President Trump is making the right call cutting aid to Guatemala, Hondorus and El Salvador and by pushing to potentially close the southern border, Sen. He wrote: "Our detention areas are maxed out & we will take no more illegals".
Mario Garcia, a 45-year-old bricklayer in El Salvador, said he was setting off for the United States regardless of the president's threat to close the frontier.
Mr Trump has so far been unable to convince Congress to tighten asylum laws or fund his border wall.
Earlier Monday morning, a top White House economic adviser declined to specify what economic impacts the administration expects if Trump closes the US-Mexico border this week. Likewise, refrigerated trucks full of beef and other perishable commodities would jam border crossings. Several political personalities took to Twitter to voice their support for the move, with some claiming closing the border is the "only solution at this point" and that the situation is "getting out of hand". "In terms of a long-term effect, it's basically shooting yourself in your foot".
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Protest organizers installed tents near the border equipped with electricity and internet connection for demonstrators. This crisis has been driven by over 11 years of an Israeli blockade and an unresolved internal Palestinian divide.
He made a 6-foot birdie to match Horschel and send it to the 18th, and he lofted a wedge to 2 feet for birdie to win the 18th. I knew I needed to put it up there to at least have a chance at a 3, to force him to have a good pitch from down there.
But the official said they need the manpower elsewhere to babysit the surge of children and families rushing for the US border. Trump has declared a national emergency to justify redirecting money earmarked for the military to pay for its construction.
She's expected to return to the private sector and fundraise for President Trump's 2020 reelection campaign. She lost the CT seat twice, first in 2009 to Richard Blumenthal and then in 2012 to Chris Murphy.
Since Valve's official page includes so little information, we're left picking at the single image to figure anything out. Valve is known for making hit shooting games like Half-Life and Portal, and the battle battle strategy game Dota 2.
Twitch is treating Twitch Prime subscribers by giving them a 12-month Nintendo Switch Online subscription for free . In total, this gives you the chance to claim a year of Nintendo Switch Online without having to pay a dime.
MPs will hold a second round of indicative votes in the Commons on Monday to find out if they can find agreement on a way forward. Mr Gauke's warning comes ahead of a second round of "indicative votes" tomorrow night on alternatives to Mrs May's Brexit deal.
Asa Hutchinson (R) said he would address the decision in a news conference Thursday, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported . Expanding Medicaid to cover more low-income adults was a key pillar of former President Barack Obama's health care reforms.
On Thursday, it was revealed Boeing is being sued by the family of one of the passengers onboard the Ethiopian Airlines crash . Sinnett said making the software updates to each plane will take about an hour and will begin immediately.
The whole thing looked very lavish and appears to have raised a few eyebrows with her in-laws back in the UK. The real star of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's latest tour of Australia was Daphne Dunne.
She now faces having to explain what happens next, after EU Council President Donald Tusk called a Brussels summit for April 10. To hold another one would represent a big risk, but bookmakers Betfair say an election before Brexit takes place is odds on.
Apple Card is both a digital service stored in Apple Wallet and an actual physical card for use where Apple Pay isn't accepted. You will need to apply for the card on your iPhone and that's where you will also pay for purchases and see all your bills.
Softer Brexit now possible, not DUP's priority
Mr Gauke said the United Kingdom government can not afford to ignore the will of Parliament if it votes for a "softer" Brexit . Border Communities Against Brexit spokesman Declan Fearon warned a crash Brexit is "increasingly likely".
Twitter for iPhone is now darker than dark
After a number of complaints, it appears Twitter has listened and will now deliver a true, battery-saving Dark Mode for all. With new phones having an OLED screen, the black background of the app will be a great way to extend battery life.
Woods beats McIlroy at Match Play Championship
Molinari, the highest remaining seed at seventh, beat American Kevin Na 6&5 and Kisner saw off South African Louis Oosthuizen 2&1. He built a 2-up lead with birdies at the fifth and sixth holes, then was gifted the 10th-hole when McIlroy missed a 3-footer.
NCAA 2019: MI vs. Texas Tech Recap
When guards Davide Moretti and Matt Mooney are hitting 3-pointers, the Red Raiders have the kind of balance that is tough to beat. Buffalo reached the NCAA second round for the second year in a row. "We worked for it all summer not to have that feeling again".
Palace: Cut down on plastics use for Earth Hour
The last 12 months have seen some of the direst warnings on the impact of climate change on our natural habitat and species. It has grown in stature over the years, as more than 180 countries and territories are now involved.
Golden State Warriors Announce Suspension For Jordan Bell
Bell flew with the team to Minneapolis and is expected to be active for Friday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves . While it's unclear what Bell did to earn the suspension, his production with the Warriors has been lackluster, at best.
Xiaomi teases its two-way foldable phone
Another interesting thing is that the folded screens at the back are still lit but only the front display is seen functional. In other news, Let's Go Digital [ translated ] has dug up patent filings by Samsung for a similar double-folding display.
Eagles add RB, acquire Jordan Howard from Bears
In Philadelphia, Howard joins an Eagles offense that is very similar to the one he leaves in Chicago. The team acquired RB Jordan Howard from Chicago in return for a conditional 2020 6th round pick.