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

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The media cycle, political theater and the border crisis myth | TheHill

Extensive media coverage of unaccompanied Central American children pouring across Mexico’s border into the United States has, unsurprisingly, been followed by political attention to the problem. Politicians like Texas Gov. Rick Perry R have reduced the focus to a single strip of land in south Texas and threatened to deploy the National Guard at a cost of $12 million a […]

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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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The media cycle, political theater and the border crisis myth | TheHill

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Extensive media coverage of unaccompanied Central American children pouring across Mexico’s border into the United States has, unsurprisingly, been followed by political attention to the problem. Politicians like Texas Gov. Rick Perry R have reduced the focus to a single strip of land in south Texas and threatened to deploy the National Guard at a cost of $12 million a […]

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Sympathy for young illegal immigrants, suspicion for other immigrants – The Washington Post

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A new poll shows that Americans are pretty sympathetic when it comes to the influx of young illegal immigrants from Central America. More than two-thirds (69 percent) say these children should be treated with the protections of refugees rather than as illegal immigrants; 56 percent say their families are doing what they can to protect their children rather than taking advantage […]

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Immigrant Access to Higher Education

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As the costs of higher education continue to reach new heights, access to in-state tuition for public universities and colleges is often the determining factor in whether students will be able to continue their education beyond high school. Despite having grown up and been residents of states often longer than the typical residency requirements, undocumented immigrant youth, also known as […]

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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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