Ad-hoc Hearing: Redefining Border Security - Border Communities Demand to be Heard in the Comprehensive Immigration Debate
Testifying at an ad-hoc hearing in front of Border Caucus members Rep. Grijalva, Rep. Vela, and Rep. O'Rourke, Mexico Institute Associate Christopher Wilson addressed the important issue of U.S.-Mexico trade in the context of the current immigration reform debate.
Topics include Mexico’s judicial reform process, strategies for confronting organized crime, anti-money laundering efforts and security along the U.S.-Mexico border.
U.S. Border Patrol Fires at Rock Throwers in Mexico, and Three Have Died-Mexico Institute in the News
The Mexico Institute's Christopher Wilson has been quoted in an article detailing how U.S. Border agents have repeatedly fired across the border at rock-throwing Mexicans in the last two years. Three people have died, including a teenager this week...
What are the strengths and weaknesses of the partnership between Mexico and the United States? What might be done to improve it? Exploring both policy and process, and ranging from issues of trade and development to concerns about migration, the environment, and crime, the authors of Mexico and the United States provide a comprehensive analysis of one of the world’s most complex bilateral relationships.
This year’s presidential election will be particularly interesting because of what is at stake. Mexico’s young democracy is at an important crossroads.
Taking advantage of the once-every-twelve-year phenomenon of simultaneous presidential elections in the United States and Mexico, a binational group of top opinion leaders and policymakers were convened by the Wilson Center and The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands to craft a new agenda for U.S.-Mexico relations. Throughout three days of intensive discussion, a series of fresh ideas and recommendations for a stronger bilateral partnership emerged and now form the contents of this report.
Edited by Xóchitl Bada, Jonathan Fox and Andrew Selee