Trump announces tariffs on all Mexico goods
31, May 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- US President Donald Trump has announced tariffs on all goods coming from Mexico in a bid to curb illegal immigration.
- Trump anounced that from 10 June a five per cent tariff would be imposed and slowly raised until the Illegal Immigration problem is remedied.
- President Trump has declared a national emergency to tackle what he claims is a crisis at the US southern border.
- Border agents say they are overwhelmed, but critics say they are mishandling and mistreating migrants.