WEB Notes: This is more of a “feel good” maneuver than anything else. We essentially are the United Nations due to the amount of money we spend financing their existence. The US certainly should have its own immigration policy and today regardless of this decision still means “open borders”.
The Trump administration has pulled out of the United Nations’ ambitious plans to create a more humane global strategy on migration, saying involvement in the process interferes with American sovereignty, and runs counter to US immigration policies.
The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, informed the UN secretary general, Antonio Guterres, at the weekend that Donald Trump was not willing to continue with an American commitment to the UN global compact on migration.