With the election of Donald Trump, tensions between Mexico and the United States are at an all-time high. The reason? President Donald Trump is proposing a 20% import tax on Mexican goods in order to make Mexico pay for a border wall.
Even some Republicans like Lindsey Graham have opposed the idea of a tariff, considering the economic toll it would take on both American and Mexican citizens. So just how would this new tax affect the citizens of both these countries?
SF Gate: Avocados are stuck in Mexico, but their prices are headed north
Washington Post: White House says Mexico border wall might be funded by tax on imports
The New York Times: Tax Plan Sows Confusion as Tensions With Mexico Soar