Monthly Archives: May 2012

Congressman Schiff and Mexico’s Ambassador Sarukhán look at ways in which the U.S. can slow down the flow of guns into Mexico

A proposed legislation in the U.S. Congress would raise penalties for straw purchasers who acquire assault weapons under false pretenses to resell them to Mexican criminal organizations. Congressman Adam Schiff of California and Mexico’s Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan talked on Thursday, … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 | Leave a comment

Daily Border Bulletin – Arizona Governor loses request to dismiss legal challenge to SB 1070, Immigration law profesors send letter to Pres. Obama, Mexico’s economy secretary calls for regional thinking

U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton rejected a request by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to partially dismiss one of three remaining legal challenges to the state’s 2010 immigration law. A letter presented to White House officials was signed by more than … Continue reading

Posted in Border Bulletin | Leave a comment

Daily Border Bulletin – New report compares American immigration policies with other countries, Border Patrol agents might change job description in El Paso, New revision of Albama’s anti-immigrant law gets tougher

“Not Coming to America: Why the US is Falling Behind in the Global Race for Talent” is a first-ever comparative study of the immigration reforms that other countries employ to boost their economies. Border Patrol agents might start helping to … Continue reading

Posted in Border Bulletin | Leave a comment

Daily Border Bulletin – Why California’s Bid to Legalize Undocumented Immigrants Works‎, U.S. and Mexico in talks to deport criminal immigrants deep into Mexico, Arizona Militias Gain Momentum After Citizen Border Group Bill is Defeated

A new California law, AB 1544, sets up a state work permit (subject to federal approval) to legalize many unauthorized immigrants in California. Volunteer patrols are determined to take on their own hands the security along  the Arizona’s border with Mexico … Continue reading

Posted in Border Bulletin | 1 Comment

White House Releases National Travel And Tourism Strategy Highlights Importance of Mexico and Border Infrastructure

This week the White House unveiled their National Travel & Tourism Strategy from the Task Force on Travel & Competitiveness. NPI is  proud of the work we did to elevate the importance of the southwest border region and in particular  … Continue reading

Posted in Border Bulletin, Border Mayors | 1 Comment

Daily Border Bulletin – States Introduce Fewer Immigration Bills, Ciudad Juarez back on border region tourist maps, Republicans’ Hispanic problem — in 2 charts

The number of immigration bills and resolutions appearing in state legislatures across the country declined steeply in the first quarter of this year.  Ciudad Juarez is returning to maps featuring attractions for visitors to the U.S.-Mexico border region around El … Continue reading

Posted in Border Bulletin | Leave a comment

Daily Border Bulletin – Senate Bill To Create Visa’s to Encourage New Talent, Gutierrez Could Support ‘Watered-Down’ Dream Act, Supreme court rules for government on immigrants’ residence

In the Senate a bi-partisan group of law makers have introduced legislation which would create two new visas to encourage immigrants skilled in science, technology, engineering, and math to remain in the country. Immigration Reform champion Luis Gutierrez has indicated … Continue reading

Posted in Border Bulletin, Border Mayors, Congress | Leave a comment