Events

Yale University Conference: The State of Mexico's Democracy: Obstacles to Consolidation

On Tuesday, May 1st, Yale University will host a conference on "The State of Mexico's Democracy: Obstacles to Consolidation" in New Haven, Connecticut.

Employment in the U.S., driven by Mexico - Mexico Institute in the News

This article was originally written in Spanish. "This means that one in every 24 American workers depends on trade with Mexico to keep their jobs," said Christopher E. Wilson, a member of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Harper Visas

Few decisions have received as much condemnation as the establishment by the Canadian government of visas for Mexicans. This requirement was initiated in July 2009 by decision of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, from the Conservative Party and in that position since February 2006. In addition, the procedure for obtaining them is absurd, unnecessarily complex, and demeaning.

Mexico Institute in the News: The North American Market: A Competitive Edge That Shouldn’t Be Squandered

If there’s a golden rule for economic competitiveness, it’s this: “Always exploit your advantages.” Yet for more than a decade, the United States has systematically undermined one of its biggest – our proximity to a wealthy, resource-rich partner to the north and a developing, labor-rich partner to the south..."The State of Trade, Competitiveness and Economic Well-being in the U.S.-Mexico Border Region" by the Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson is used to explain the U.S. economic relationship with Mexico.

Op-ed: Three Knots Within Immigration Reform - Mexico Institute in the News (In Spanish)

As the Gang of Eight prepares to announce their immigration reform bill, three knots remain and will have to be disentangled in order for the bill to succeed.

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