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Monthly Archives: September 2011
Daily Border Bulletin – DHS deporting criminal immigrants, presidential hopefuls engage Hispanics, while Mexico’s economy grows
After promising to target criminal immigrants the Department of Homeland Security has utilized 1,900 ICE agents to arrest 3,000 criminal immigrants, several key swing states have seen upsurges in Hispanic populations prompting both parties to increase efforts to woo this group. … Continue reading
With 21 million international visitors every year, Mexico remains one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the world. Despite some negative publicity from U.S. media fixated on isolated instances of violence, there is little evidence that foreign tourists are … Continue reading
NPI is committed to advancing the idea of the 21st Century Border. The region between Mexico and the United States is fast becoming one of tremendous commerce and job creation not just for states along the border, but for the nation … Continue reading
Daily Border Bulletin – USHCC open for business, Mexican insecurity perceptions debunked, Mexican bonds out of sync with U.S. Tresuries
Latino business leaders recognize the adverse effects of anti-immigration legislation. Survey identifies discrepancies in perceptions of insecurity in Mexico. Economic turmoil in Europe affects U.S. – Mexico economic relations.
Daily Border Bulletin – Border rhetoric bubble popped, the collapse of undocumented immigration, E-verify may be stuck in the House
A report highlights some of the false claims about the border the GOP has made during debates, another focuses on the drop in the number of undocumented immigrants trying enter the country, finally E-Verify may not pass the House.
News that current immigration levels are at the lowest they have been since 1972 has pundits wondering if the GOP should move beyond its border rhetoric, as SB1070 mastermind Russell Pearce recall race heats up criticism of how his anti-immigrant … Continue reading
The Nogales Police Department has released a report showing that the local number of serious crimes has fallen by 11% over the last year.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon and President Barack Obama met this week to discuss a strained relationship between the two countries.
In May of 2010 President Barack Obama and President Felipe Calderon of Mexico drafted a joint Declaration Concerning Twenty-First Century Border Management. In this landmark declaration both countries pledged to work together to create a more harmonious border region. It focused on enhancing security and a … Continue reading