PEARCE KICKS OFF MEETINGS WITH MEXICAN OFFICIALS SEEKING TO STRENGTHEN BORDER COMMERCE RELATIONSHIP

Jun 5, 2017 Issues: Border Security

Washington, DC (June 5, 2017) Congressman Steve Pearce along with colleagues from the United States House of Representatives are meeting today with representatives of the Mexican legislature and government as part of the U.S. – Mexico Inter-Parliamentary Group (IPG). The IPG today will focus on the U.S. economic standpoint with Mexico as well as trade relations, border security enhancements, immigration, and other issues pertaining to the relationship between the US and Mexico. 

“It’s great to be here with my colleagues leading discussions to preserve and strengthen the strong bilateral relationship our nation has with Mexico. Representing roughly 180 miles of the border with Mexico, I understand the importance of our partnership with Mexico, especially as it affects the local economy and safety of communities here in New Mexico. I look forward to meeting with my Mexican counterparts today to look for actions that can be taken to strengthen economic opportunity for New Mexico.”

Speaker Paul Ryan appointed Rep. Pearce to serve on the U.S.-Mexico Inter-Parliamentary Group in the 115th Congress. The group was established in 1961 to encourage a comprehensive discussion between the United States and Mexico on issues that affect border trade, security, and international crime.

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