Mexican President Felipe Calderon said his country has a better chance of resolving disputes with the U.S. over immigration now that Democrats control Congress...Yes, and Mexico wants as much of it as they can get. And:
Calderon, who took office last year, said it was essential to persuade Americans that Mexico and the U.S. have "complementary" economies. "Mexico has manpower, and America has much capital," he said.
Calderon recounted that Bush, in a telephone conversation two days ago, said he was pushing forward a compromise immigration reform package on Capitol Hill.The story is dated 06:01 PM CST today, perhaps implying that Bush called his new amigo on Wednesday. However, because of the various timezones involved it might have been the day of the SOTU.
Immigration2007a · Fri, 01/26/2007 - 19:07 · Importance: 1