Enrique Pena Nieto

US relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate

Mexico's turbulent relationship with the U.S. government under President Donald Trump dominated the country's second presidential debate Sunday.

The debate in the border city of Tijuana focused on issues of foreign policy, immigration and border security. The relationship with the U.S. came up repeatedly in questions from the moderators and from Tijuana citizens in the audience. All of the candidates insisted the relationship must be based on mutual respect.

They were asked about Mexicans taken to the U.S. as children by their parents who years later face the possibility of deportation, about reintegrating Mexicans deported from the U.S. and about whether Mexico should seal...