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Mexico Institute Receives Thought Leadership Award For Research on Mexico’s Energy Reform Debate

The Mexico Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars received the Thought Leadership Award from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Mexico at its 12th annual congress in Mexico City, in recognition of research on Mexico’s energy reform debate.

Mexico says marijuana legalization in U.S. could change anti-drug strategies - Mexico Institute in the News

“Marijuana is an important part of their business, but not the most important. Most people agree it’s about 20 percent of their revenues, and so two small U.S. states legalizing marijuana won’t really impact their market share very much,” said Eric Olson, associate director of the Mexico Institute at the Wilson Center in Washington. • This article also appeared on Independent.co.uk.

Mexico Institute Welcomes Global Fellow David A. Shirk

Dr. David A. Shirk, Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Principal Investigator for the Justice in Mexico Project at the University of San Diego, is the first Mexico Institute Wilson Center Global Fellow, a newly created non-residential scholars program.

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico's Presidential Election

Andrew Selee, Vice President for Programs and Senior Advisor to the Mexico Institute, appeared on NPR’s “To the Point” with Warren Olney to talk about the upcoming Mexican elections.

Latino Immigrant Civic and Political Participation in Fresno and Madera, California

This report is part of a series on Latin American immigrant civic and political participation that looks at eight cities around the United States: Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Fresno, CA; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Omaha, NE; Tucson, AZ; and Washington, DC. The reports on each city describe the opportunities and barriers that Latino immigrants face in participating as civic and political actors in cities around the United States.

Recent Publications

The Mexico Institute regularly releases new publications. Below are the most recent materials published by members of the Mexico Institute's staff. Please check back regularly for the most up-to date publications available.

Threading the Needle on Immigration Reform in the United States – The Expert Take

Is this finally the year that Congress reforms U.S. immigration policy and provides a path to citizenship for the estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants in the country? It would seem so, given the various encouraging statements from Republican and Democratic leaders over the past week. The policy calculations seem favorable, too, with years of net-zero migration from Mexico and the prospect of reduced migration pressures in the future. However, what remains highly unpredictable is the political calculus on immigration, with dynamics at the national and local level potentially at odds with each other.

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