Andrew Selee talks about how will President Pena Nieto affect Mexican-American relations, his recent meeting with Obama, and Mexico’s drug cartels.
Mexico Institute, Program Associate Chris Wilson comments on U.S. customs, border protection and the economy.
A polling expert says Mexico’s youth voters turned out in record numbers for the recent presidential election but their ballots didn’t boost Enrique Pena Nieto to victory. His assessment came during a Woodrow Wilson Center panel analyzing the 2012 Mexican Presidential Election results. Mexico’s Electoral Authority confirmed Pena Nieto the winner of the July 1st election with just over 38 percent of the vote Friday.
Co-Chairs: Ambassador Andrés Rozental and Professor Peter H. Smithen español
This paper explores why, in the period since NAFTA took place, there has been an increase in visas and qualified Mexican workers admissions. The highly skilled migration pattern is highly associated with economic integration between the economies of Mexico and the U.S. as a product of the Agreement, particularly regarding TN and intra-company transfer visas.
An overview of Mexico's Politics, Economy, and Society and an assessment of key issues in U.S.-Mexico Relations with particular focus on economic integration, security cooperation, migration, and the U.S.-Mexico border.
Prepared for a Congressional Forum on Violence and Firearms Trafficking to Mexico, held on Thursday, June 30, 2011.