Podcast (Audio only)

The State of the Border Report provides a comprehensive yet accessible look at the state of affairs in border management and the border region, focusing on four core areas: trade and economic development, security, sustainability, and quality of life. The day before the public launch report authors hosted a press call on the report and U.S.-Mexico border issues. Full audio and transcript of that conversation are available here.


  • Christopher Wilson

    Deputy Director, Mexico Institute
  • Carlos de la Parra

    Professor & Researcher, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte
  • Rick Van Schoik

    Director of the North American Center for Transborder Studies at Arizona State University
  • Francisco Lara-Valencia

    Assistant Professor of the School of Transborder Studies and a Southwest Borderland Scholar at Arizona State University