Monthly Archives: December 2011

21st Century Border Video Spotlight: Adolfo Gonzales, Police Chief, National City, California

As we close out our year here at the 21st Century Border initiative we recommend watching select videos from our video collection.  “A Look at the US-Mexico Border Region,” we recommend watching the following video featuring Adolfo Gonzales, Police Chief, National … Continue reading

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Daily Border Bulletin – AZ Sheriffs Office Turns in Federal Immigration Credentials, Labor Sec. Comes out against AL immigeration law, cartel chief charged with murder

Maricopa County Arizona Sheriff’s office has lost the ability to conduct federal immigration screenings. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis has publicly criticized Alabama’s immigration law. Finally a reputed Mexican cartel leader has been charged with the killing of a federal agent.

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Daily Border Bulletin – More Predator Drones On Border, Lack of immigrants hurts economy, Undocumented’s Voting?

8 Predator drones are now flying over the U.S. Mexico border. A new report shows that foreign-born graduate students have become essential for job creation. A Connecticut Mayor is pushing legislation that would allow “residents” of his city to vote.

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Daily Border Bulletin – Issa’s dubious ultimatum, Senate intros bill to prevent gun trafficking, PRI in peril?

After Attorney General Eric Holder already terminated the Fast and Furious program, Rep. Darrell Issa (Calif.), the chairman of the House Oversight Committee issued a dubious ultimatum to Attorney General Holder. Meanwhile Senators, Kristen Gillebrand, Charles Schumer, Frank Leautenberg, and John … Continue reading

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21st Century Border – Border Patrol shows seizures up, drop in crossings AL church enters immigration debate, hundreds protest state law

The Border Patrol shows an increase in the seizures of drugs and a drop in the number of border crossings in 2011. Leaders in the Alabama Church Community are praying that the Governor of the state drops their state passed … Continue reading

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Daily Border Bulletin – Arpaio cited for historic levels of civil rights violations, DHS cuts federal aid, Perry defends Sheriff Joe

Yesterday the Department of Justice unveiled a stinging report which cited Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio with unprecedented levels of racial profiling and intimidation of Hispanic citizens. Within hours of the announcement the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security … Continue reading

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NPI in the news: “Study says U.S. undervalues its trade relationship with Mexico”

The New Policy Institute’s 21st Century Border Initiative released a major new report researched by The North American Center For Transborder Studies (NACTS) at Arizona State University, “Realizing the Value of our Cross Border Trade with Mexico.” Jonathan Clark of … Continue reading

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