A member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Arizona has introduced a bill that would ban those residing in the United States from sending money back to Mexico.
“The President shall prohibit the transmission of remittances from the United States to
Mexico,” says the text of HR 7380, written and introduced by Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ-04).
Remittances, the money that migrant workers send back to their families in their home countries, are expected to fall globally by well over $100 billion amid the economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
by Jason Hopkins Foreign nationals from three Central American countries that send some of the highest numbers of illegal immigrants into the U.S. are sending back a record amount of money into their home countries. Immigrants from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras sent back a record $120 billion in…
The Partnership for a New American Economy (PNAE) founded in 2010, is a powerful and well-funded coalition of business leaders and mayors, including former Nashville mayor Karl Dean and Nashville Chamber of Commerce president Ralph Schulz. PNAE’s formed to convince the public and policymakers that comprehensive immigration reform like the…