Trump tells Mex president he's optimistic about amnesty deal; WH doesn't reveal it

On September 14, Donald Trump spoke on the phone with the president of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto.

According to a press release from the Mexican government, Trump expressed "optimism" that Congress would reach a deal on amnesty for DACA recipients.

That part of the conversation was conveniently left out of the White House readout on the call. Here's the totality of that readout [1]:

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico to extend his condolences for the lives lost and homes destroyed due to the earthquake and Hurricane Katia. President Trump expressed solidarity with the government and people of Mexico as both our countries respond to the recent spate of natural disasters. President Trump and President Peña Nieto both emphasized the continued need to work together on issues of mutual interest, including responding to natural disasters.

From the Mexican government website, here's a rough translation of the part of the call the White House didn't reveal (original at [2]):

President Peña also expressed the importance for Mexico of having a permanent solution for the beneficiaries of the DACA program, which are mostly of Mexican origin. President Trump was optimistic that the US Congress would reach a solution for the young people who are now covered by this program.

Mexico has a financial and political interest in some of their citizens going to the U.S. They get money in return (via remittances), it gives them political power inside the U.S., and they also reduce the numbers of citizens who'll remain in Mexico and push for reforms. Giving DACA recipients, DREAMers, or other illegal aliens from Mexico amnesty would reward all of that: Mexico would get even more money from legalized workers and even more political power inside the U.S. from citizens. (See the Mexican government page for many examples of their campaigns).

Instead of saying "no mas" to their efforts, Trump says he's optimistic that their efforts will be rewarded. This is almost as bad as when, a decade ago, George W Bush went to Mexico and pledged amnesty to the people and government of Mexico.

[1] whitehouse · gov/the-press-office/2017/09/14/readout-president-donald-j-trumps-call-president-enrique-pena-nieto
[2] From www · gob · mx/presidencia/prensa/sostienen-conversacion-telefonica-los-presidentes-de-mexico-y-estados-unidos

El día de hoy, a las 13:00 horas, el Presidente de la República, Enrique Peña Nieto, recibió una llamada del Presidente de los Estados Unidos, Donald J. Trump.

En la conversación, el Presidente Trump expresó sus condolencias y solidaridad a México por los daños causados por el terremoto y el huracán Katia que ocurrieron en días pasados en nuestro país, en tanto que el Presidente Peña expresó también su solidaridad por la afectación que sufrió el estado de Florida por el paso del huracán Irma.

Asimismo, el Presidente Peña expresó la importancia que tiene para México el que se tenga una solución permanente para los beneficiarios del programa de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA, por sus siglas en inglés), que en su mayoría son de origen mexicano. El Presidente Trump se mostró optimista en que el Congreso norteamericano alcance una solución para los jóvenes que hoy están al amparo de este programa.