Damage has Been Done with Visas

The decision to impose visas has taken us by surprise in Mexico and the decision has damaged the image that common Mexican citizens have of Canada (RE: "Adios Canada," July 15).

Published: Wednesday, 08/05/2009 12:00 am EDT

The decision to impose visas has taken us by surprise in Mexico and the decision has damaged the image that common Mexican citizens have of Canada (RE: "Adios Canada," July 15). As part of a common partnership in the region, we felt Canada was a friendly country we could count on during a process of integration toward a closer North America. Now it seems like Canada and the U.S. share common policies about immigration issues. Why would the common Mexican citizen join a North American community if it is the only country that requires a visa to enter the other two countries?

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