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Nontraditional Security Threats in the U.S.-Mexico Bilateral Relationshp: Overview and Recommendations

Prepared for the Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center, study on the “Parameters of Partnership in U.S.-Mexico Relations,” January 2005.

Viva Mexico

Washington, DC area cultural institutions have joined with the Mexican Cultural Institute and the Embassy of Meico to present a celebration of Mexican culture this spring and summer through various exhibitions performances and events.

Mexico Institute in the News: Trade Between U.S., Mexico Nears $500 Billion

Trade between the United States and Mexico reached half a trillion dollars in 2011. Cross-border commerce is growing despite escalating drug violence in Mexico...The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson comments.

Mexico Institute in the News: Nomination Paves New Path in Mexico

Josefina Vasquez Mota, the newly nominated presidential candidate for PAN, may be able to have more success as she capitalizes her gender in her campaign.

Reverse Migration: Why Are Mexican Immigrants Heading South?

While immigration reform efforts in Washington have been stymied by partisan politics, the pattern of movement between the United States and Mexico is changing on its own. The organization Mexicans and Americans Thinking Together (MATT) released the results of a study that reveal surprising reasons for the emergence of this new trend in migration. MATT’s Executive Director, Aracely Garcia-Granados provides highlights from the findings.

The life of the "Young and Undocumented" - Mexico Institute in the News (In Spanish)

Miguel Salazar, Public Affairs Specialist at the Mexico Institute spoke to Voz de America following the event, "Young and Undocumented: The New American Story."

Immigration and Security: Does the New Immigration Law Protect the People of Arizona?

On July 29, the first pieces of Arizona’s new immigration law, SB 1070, take effect without the most controversial parts of the legislation. The sections that mandated that Arizona police enforce federal immigration laws have been blocked by a federal judge pending further review.1 If fully implemented, the law would direct police to ascertain the immigration status of people they stop or detain while enforcing other laws, make it a state crime for immigrants to not have papers documenting legal status in their possession, and otherwise increase state pressure on unauthorized (some would say all) immigrants.

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