Cabinet members and top aides from across the government recommended against the policy weeks before Trump's declaration last month that the U.S. would designate Mexican cartels as foreign terrorist organizations.
Christina Langford Johnson jumped out of her vehicle and waved her hands to show she was no threat to the attackers and was shot twice in the heart, community members say. Her daughter Faith Marie Johnson, 7 months old, was found unharmed in her car seat.
Mexico's federal police commissioner says his force has arrested a principle operator of a drug cartel in western Jalisco state that is the country's fastest growing international criminal organization.
Drug squad Insp. Don Belanger said the force, with the assistance of Canada Border Services Agency, has seized 61 kilograms of pure cocaine and arrested four men, while Canada-wide arrest warrants have been issued for two others.