In the executive order entitled “Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements” signed by President Donald Trump on January 25, 2017, section 9, each department head is required to “…identify and quantify all sources of direct and indirect Federal aid or assistance to the Government of Mexico…” and report the findings to the Secretary of State within 30 days of the effective date of the order which is tomorrow. 106 more words
Foreign should not be considered an award to do as they wish and there should be substantial checking procedures to ensure the aid is spent in accordance with the agreed outcomes. If it is not, then the full amount of the aid should be required to be returned. The aid should never be thought of as a free gift.