The incumbent will work with the Mexico Institute Director to develop a wide range of initiatives on Mexico, the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S.-Mexico economic integration, and migration.
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Mexican President Felipe Calderón Addresses North American Economy, Migration, Organized Crime in Public Forum
Enhanced economic integration is needed to make North America more competitive against other world trading blocs, Mexican President Felipe Calderón Hinojosa said at a March 3 public forum co-sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson Center and the Council of the Americas. In his prepared remarks, Calderón stressed the deep economic interdependence that exists between the United States and Mexico and noted that one million U.S. families are employed by Mexican-owned companies.
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.
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.
On October 7-8, 2007 the Woodrow Wilson Center, the University of Texas at El Paso, the U.S. Embassy in Mexico, the Comité por el Premio de Periodismo Nacional and Sam Donaldson of ABC News hosted Journalism Across Borders, a conference convening editors, news directors, and senior journalists from Mexico and the United States in El Paso, Texas to discuss the challenges of covering each other's country and the border region.