Monthly Archives: January 2012

Daily Border Bulletin: Group reveals Kansas immigration plan, Latinos won’t forget Romney’s ‘anti-immigrant’ talk, Obama business plan ends country-specific immigrant visa caps

A coalition of businesses in Kansas are working to find ways to allow undocumented immigrants to remain in their state to work agricultural jobs while there are labor shortages. Following the Florida Primaries and a series of anti-immigrant statements, the … Continue reading

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Daily Border Bulletin: Romney’s ‘anti-immigrant’ label won’t go away, Latino immigrant exodus hurts South Carolina economy, Border Patrol Base Aims To Thwart Smuggling In New Mexico

With the Florida primary entering the final stretch Mitt Romney has a comfortable lead over his chief rival Newt Gingrich, but moving forward will have to contend with the persistent ‘anti-immigrant label. Meanwhile South Carolinas economy shows continued signs of … Continue reading

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Daily Border Bulletin: In Florida Romney, Gingrich Try Desperately to Mask Immigration Stance

As the Republican primary in Florida draws nearer, Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich continued to trade blows over whose stance on immigration was more extreme. At last nights debate, this dynamic was on display in a major way, when the … Continue reading

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Daily Border Bulletin – Romney, Gingrich fireworks over immigration, Romney’s immigration dilemma, Univision Candidate Videos

With the Republican primary in Florida this week the two leading GOP contenders traded blows over their stances on immigration.  The Politico weighs in on Romneys immigration problems. Univision posts videos of Jorge Ramos interviewing both candidates.

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Daily Border Bulletin – Obama draws contrast with GOP on immigration, urging pathway to citizenship, Gingrich mocks Romney’s ‘self-deportation’ plan for undocumented immigrants

President Barack Obama’s State of The Union address helped draw a sharp contrast between his administration and the Republican parties current immigration stances. While campaigning in Florida Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich mocked Mitt Romney over his plan to require … Continue reading

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Invite Reminder and Backgrounder: Tomorrow Realizing the Value of our Cross Border Trade with Mexico Feat. Michael Camunez

Tomorrow be sure to join us for a discussion about the current state of the economic relationship between the US and Mexico.  Joining us for lunch will be a terrific panel Michael C. Camunez, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Market … Continue reading

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The State of The Union and Our Evolving Understanding Of The Southwest Border Region

Yesterday, President Obama gave his State of the Union Address, in it he briefly touched on immigration and the border, in doing so he touched an important point: as our immigration debate enters a new phase our understanding of the … Continue reading

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Daily Border Bulletin – House Will Vote On Giffords Border Bill, Romney Advocates Self Deportation, Florida Gingrich’s Military Dream

Retiring Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has announced that the final piece of legislation she will vote on will be her own bill to stop cross border smuggling. In last nights Republican debate Mitt Romney, advocated “self deportation”  as a solution to … Continue reading

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Daily Border Bulletin: Jeb Bush Cautions GOP On Tone, Gingrich Accuses Romney Of Being Anti Immigrant, Mexican Mitts Cousins and Polygamy

As the Republican primary moves to Florida, popular former Governor of the state, Jeb Bush cautions GOP on their tone on immigration and other issues. Meanwhile Newt Gingrich has gone on the air in the state with Spanish language advertisements … Continue reading

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Daily Border Bulletin: In Test of Deportation Policy 1-6 Offered Reprieve, CBP to Toughen Policy, In NM a new fight over licenses for immigrants

A review of the current deportation docket by the Obama administration reveals that 16 percent of those currently in proceeding have been found to pose no security risk, and will be allowed to remain in the U.S. With migration into … Continue reading

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