Consuls Speak on Security

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Recent talks about border security, the creation of a border wall, and immigration have created international tension between the United States and Mexico.

One of the major concern for lawmakers is security south of the border.

In the past week, the State of Texas issues a travel advisory to the neighboring state of Tamaulipas.

News center 23 spoke one-on-one with consuls on both sides of the border about their views of the border region.

United States Consul General working in Matamoros, Mexico tells us, ““One of the issues that is prevalent right now is the issue of security. We do have a number of programs that we’re checking with our embassy in Mexico City. it’s something that I think is probably going to take a lot of time, but it is something we’re dedicated to working on in the future.”

“Matamoros and Brownsville have always been together, and they will continue to be together. There is nothing that will move our place or your place here. We need to work together, be together and be friends always,” Consul of Mexico in Brownsville, Jan Carlos Cue Vega.

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