‘Three Amigos’ summit expected to focus on trade, Mexico visa dispute, Keystone XL

Indeed, it’s been quite sometime since the three North American Leaders have met to discuss the economic and migration benefits of NAFTA (North America Free Trade Agreement). Yes, the NAFTA will need updating to reflect current trends, migration influx and economic values in crossing the borders of each country. Immigration restriction must not be a reason to hurdle a shared economic growth. Objectively looking at the horizon, today’s opportunities will sustain the North American Leadership strength if “tres amigos” will work together in creating the trio-venue that will propel economic advantages among their citizens instead of being restrictive of their movements through immigration. People dutifully pay their taxes when they are given the opportunity of growing themselves economically, regardless of the North American region they will work for.  All countries will benefit from citizen’s growth as well.

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Employers and workforce benefit on the cross border migration and employ-ability.  Canadians and Mexican citizens can work in the United States legally when a sponsoring employer will execute a TN Visa Petition for the employee recipient, and when the employee has family member(s, a TD visa will be applied for the family member(s) to enter the United States.

“Beyond that, observers expect few, if any, major breakthroughs at the summit, such as a reboot of the North American Free Trade Agreement to have its 20-year-old provisions updated so the continent can act as a single trading bloc, similar to the European Union. Rather, the meeting will likely produce small agreements on the economy, environment and security — nothing controversial, but enough for each leader to promote back home.”

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OTTAWA — When Prime Minister Stephen Harper lands in Mexico next week, he will likely smile broadly and appear chummy as he meets with his North American counterparts: U.S. President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto.

But relations between Canada and two of its key trading partners are more complicated than the handshake photographs will show. There is the ongoing saga of the Keystone XL pipeline project that has frustrated Harper, and an ongoing visa dispute with Mexico that has angered the Mexican government.

Those issues, alongside trade negotiations with other countries, will all be raised at the so-called Three Amigos summit that officially takes place Wednesday in Toluca, Mexico,  Pena Nieto’s hometown. Before the summit, Harper will spend two days in Mexico City on an official visit, meeting with members of Pena Nieto’s cabinet.

Going into the trip, there was general expectation that Harper would take the…

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