Sao Paulo, Jan. 10 -- Brazil's new president blasted the United Nations' migration pact on Wednesday indicating that Latin America's largest nation will adopt a hard line on immigration.

President Jair Bolsonaro, who has promised to pull out of the U.N. deal, said on Twitter that he wants to ensure immigrants coming to Brazil not only abide by the laws, but also sing the national anthem and respect the country's culture.

"Immigration cannot become an indiscriminate act. It is imperative for us to establish proper criteria for each country," said Bolsonaro, a fan of U.S. President Donald Trump who took office Jan. 1. "If we control those who enter our homes, why should it be different with Brazil as a nation?"

The U.N pact signed by 164...