Border Security News
Sep 29, 2015
This interactive map demonstrates the unique binational nature of the border- region economies between the US and Mexico and uses comparable data available on both sides of the border, employing a consistent approach to the length on the U.S.-Mexico border and allowing a comparative view of the unique strengths of each sub-region.
Aug 31, 2015
Former East European Studies scholar Tibor Purger explores the refugee crisis in Europe as it plays out on border between Serbia and Hungary.
Jul 28, 2015
This infographic provides a timeline of the history of immigration policy and migration flows at the U.S.-Mexico border.
Jul 14, 2015
The drug lord known as “El Chapo” has escaped from a maximum security prison for a second time. What are the implications for Mexico’s war on organized crime? Mexico Institute Director Duncan Wood provides an overview.
Jun 04, 2015
The Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute will host its second annual high-level conference on the topic of “building a competitive U.S.-Mexico border.” Issues from infrastructure and transportation to energy and innovation will be on the agenda, with participants expected to include Senator John Cornyn and Ambassador Alejandro Estivill. We spoke with Mexico Institute Senior Associate, Chris Wilson, and he provides a preview of the conference in this edition of Wilson Center NOW.
Apr 22, 2015
This article quotes President Juan Orlando Hernández of Honduras from his speech at the Wilson Center. This article is in Spanish.
Apr 22, 2015
Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Latin America Program, is quoted on measures to slow illegal immigration from Mexico and Central America to the United States
Apr 21, 2015
"A key question for the United States is whether the current complex geopolitical environment and tense atmosphere in Russian relations with the West will impinge future Arctic cooperation." writes James F. Collins.
Apr 15, 2015
This infographic discusses trends and initiatives on the U.S.-Mexico border. The facts are drawn from the Mexico Institute's publication "The U.S.-Mexico Border Economy in Transition."
Mar 25, 2015
Securing the Border: Understanding and Addressing the Root Causes of Central American Migration to the United States