Senior Associate, Eric Olson, and Associate, Chris Wilson, recently traveled the length of the Texas-Mexico border, beginning in El Paso/Ciudad Juarez and ending in Brownsville/Matamoros.
This article on the arrest of Zetas leader Miguel Angel Treviño Morales extensively cites our recently-published report, “The Criminal Diaspora: The Spread of Transnational Organized Crime and How to Contain its Expansion.” This article is in Spanish.
En este nuevo volumen de Historia de los Argentinos el Dr. Carlos Floria extiende su análisis hasta la crisis de 2001, la renuncia de Fernando De la Rua y las elecciones que consagraron a Nestor Kirchner presidente.
Our Director, Cynthia J. Arnson was interviewed by El Espectador on Obama's second term. (IN SPANISH)
This report reviews the recent history of US immigration legislation, including new enforcement mandates passed immediately after 9/11 and unsuccessful efforts to pass CIR bills during the 109th and 110th Congresses. This history, together with asymmetries in the political process that favor enforcement-oriented responses, stack the deck against legalization and visa reform. Any possibility of success was further hurt by the timing of the reform debate with respect to the national electoral calendar in 2006-07 and the economic downturn beginning in 2008.
Latin American Program Global Fellow Juan Carlos Garzón’s article about organized crime in South America is cited in this article. The article is in Spanish.
Latin American Program in the News: What role will Latin America have in world affairs/global governance in the future?
Director Cynthia J. Arnson commented on the role that Latin America will play on the global stage in the coming years.