Benefitting from immigration

Benefiting from Immigration – Council for North American Policy | Council for North American Policy

A conversation in North American policy would be incomplete without addressing the issue of immigration. The debate centers on whether immigration strengthens the economy and contributes positively to society as a whole. Citizens and policymakers question whether an influx of immigrants increases crime and the threat of terrorism to the United States. These social debates mask the more important, fact-based […]

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By the Numbers: How important is trade with Mexico & Canada to the United States? – Council for North American Policy | Council for North American Policy

One of the best way to understand the importance of trade with Mexico and Canada to the United States’ economy is to put in on perspective to the total trade with the rest of the world. via By the Numbers: How important is trade with Mexico & Canada to the United States? – Council for North American Policy | Council […]

What do Mexico and the United States Trade? – Council for North American Policy | Council for North American Policy

  What do Mexico and the United States Trade? – Council for North American Policy | Council for North American Policy.

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Nuevas Plumas: 10 años de la Carta Democratica Interamericana. Cumpliendo el sueño de Bolivar.

Les comparto mi ensayo:  “A 10 años de la Carta Democrática Interamericana. Cumpliendo el sueño de Bolivar” escrito en Julio del 2012 para la revista Americas Magazine publicación de la Organización de los Estados Americanos. Nuevas Plumas: 10 años de la Carta Democrática Interamericana. Cumpliendo el sueño deBolivar..


Bilateral Relation

Deep Ties, Tested on Mexico’s Border – NYTimes.com

The state’s standardized test approached like a spring storm, and Alina Quiroga knew her fourth graders could drown. Here at a school about a mile from Mexico along Interstate 35, most of her students rarely speak English outside class. Many, living with distant relatives, lack the confidence to speak up even in Spanish. Ms. Quiroga circled the room, her pearl […]

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Economy

Mexico and NAFTA: Lessons Learned? | AULA Blog

Twenty years after the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect, it is clear that the promises made by Mexican President Carlos Salinas and U.S. President Bill Clinton – that the accord would make Mexico “a first-world country” and halt the migration of Mexican workers to the United States – have not been fulfilled.  In Salinas’s famous words, […]

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Immigration

Immigration solution? – The Washington Post

Immigration reform won’t happen this year, but ironically the border debacle may make immigration reform more likely in the near to mid-future. Even if the House wanted to, there is little time (a couple weeks now and a few in September) to get any major legislation done. Moreover, with the monkey off their back and the Democrats under fire for the […]

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Energy

US and Mexico Petroleum Trading Changes | The Energy Collective

The United States imported 850,000 barrels per day (bbl/d) of crude oil from Mexico in 2013, the lowest volume since 1993. In the past decade, U.S. crude oil imports from Mexico fell 47%, primarily as a result of declining production of crude oil in Mexico. Despite the decline, Mexico was the third largest source of crude oil imports to the […]

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Mexico and NAFTA: Lessons Learned? | AULA Blog

Twenty years after the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect, it is clear that the promises made by Mexican President Carlos Salinas and U.S. President Bill Clinton – that the accord would make Mexico “a first-world country” and halt the migration of Mexican workers to the United States – have not been fulfilled.  In Salinas’s famous words, […]

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Immigration solution? – The Washington Post

Immigration reform won’t happen this year, but ironically the border debacle may make immigration reform more likely in the near to mid-future. Even if the House wanted to, there is little time (a couple weeks now and a few in September) to get any major legislation done. Moreover, with the monkey off their back and the Democrats under fire for the […]

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Lives in limbo: A guide to who’s waiting for immigration reform – The Washington Post

This Fourth of July, President Obama pledged to keep pushing immigration reform as it languishes on Capitol Hill: “As long as there are men and women like all of you who are willing to give so much for the right to call yourselves Americans … then we’re going to keep on growing our economy, we’ll continue to journey forward.” In […]

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Immigration Is Changing Much More Than the Immigration Debate | FiveThirtyEight

In 1994, California Governor Pete Wilson aired television ads showing people scrambling across the Mexican border near San Diego. “The rules are being broken,” a narrator intoned. “Pete Wilson has had the courage to say enough is enough.” Wilson, who at one point trailed in the polls, ended up cruising to an easy re-election. Two decades later, the rhetoric around […]

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