Why should Mexico pay up for a wall it does need ?
I mean what is the logic
What if Mexico refuses
- Brother HesekielLv 73 years agoBest Answer
Mexico has a wall, on its southern border, to prevent illegal immigration from Central and South America into Mexico. But Mexico itself benefits greatly from illegal immigration from Mexico to the United States. That's because millions of Mexican citizens send money frequently back to Mexico to support their families, which in turn benefits the Mexican economy.
Mexico will pay for the wall, whether they want to or not, one way or another. If it comes down to an economic fight between the United States and Mexico, Mexico stands no chance at all. The US can instruct all consulates not to issue any visas to Mexican citizens anymore, and invalidate all that have been issued at the same time. The President can also, based on national security, stop all money transfers from private parties from the United States to Mexico. That would greatly hurt the Mexican people and the Mexican economy. Lastly, the President already proposed a 20% import tax on all products coming to the United States from Mexico. So in the end, they will pay. It's all smoke and mirrors.Source(s): An immigrant from Europe, I live on the American Riviera and work as an attorney in Santa Barbara, California.
- MaxiLv 73 years ago
They won't pay for any wall, if Trump wants it and US citizens voted him in then he will tax US citizens more to pay for it
- RETUSAF95Lv 53 years ago
Because Mexico is allowing illegal aliens and drugs to flow through their country to get to the US and it doing nothing about it.
- Anonymous3 years ago
It's a dumb idea and shows what an idiot Trump is.
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- melouofsLv 73 years ago
They have refused repeatedly. Mexico is not going to pay for any walls. If you still believe that, you just WANT to be ignorant.
- electricpoleLv 73 years ago
They need a new culture.
- justplainbullLv 43 years ago
Well, you write that " it does need", so if they need it, they should pay for it!
- ?Lv 43 years ago
Mexico should not pay for the wall.