Category Archives: 21st Century YouTube Page

These stories feature videos from our 21st Century Border YouTube Page.

Mexican immigration to the U.S. declines report says

A new report by the financial group BBVA shows that Mexican immigrants contribute with 4 percent of total U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP). However, nearly one fifth of the national added value of agriculture in the U.S. comes from Mexican … Continue reading

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Supreme Court’s ruling on SB 1070 kills other states’ chances to pass immigration laws

Kristian Ramos, policy director of the 21st Century Border Initiative, writes an op-ed for the Huffington Post, stating that the three provisions that were struck down in Arizona’s SB 1070 anti-immigrant law where central to the ability of other states … Continue reading

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Daily Border Bulletin – Texas lawmaker: U.S.-Mexico border’s no war zone, Alabama Immigration Law Update Draws Criticism, Bucks National Trend, No Motive in Killing of Two Immigrants in Arizona

A hearing in the Texas state legislature heats up when State Senator Jose Rodriguez, D-El Paso accuses State Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples of fanning the flames of border rhetoric which miss-characterizes the region as a war zone. A hearing on … Continue reading

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Daily Border Bulletin: Sensible improvements on immigration, Panel to discuss revisions to state immigration law, Truck Border Crossings Rose 2.6% Last Year,

The Washington Post weighs in on President Obama’s latest move to fix our broken immigration system by examining in totality all that his administration has done on this contentious issue. In Alabama the state legislature is set to review new … Continue reading

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Daily Border Bulletin – Police Groups Oppose Mississippi Immigration Measure, Georgia Immigration Law Targets Water Services, Marriage, Mexico Stocks Add To Record High Close

In Mississippi local law enforcement officials are protesting anti immigration legislation which is currently making its way through the state legislature. Georgia legislators are considering a proposal that would bar undocumented immigrants from receiving marriage licenses or access to water … Continue reading

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NDN and NACTS Welcome Border Delegation For Roundtable Meeting At White House on Enhancing Travel and Tourism To The Region

NPI and the North American Center For Transborder Studies (NACTS) released a new report on tourism and the southwest region of the United States entitled Realizing the Full Value of Tourism from Mexico to the United States. This was the … Continue reading

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Daily Border Bulletin – Romney: Immigration Law Comment May Come Back To Haunt Him, Brewer Declines Defending AZ Law In Senate, Mexico Sends U.S. Message on Guns

Mitt Romney’s comment that Arizona’s state passed immigration law could be a model for the nation could come back to haunt him in the general election. Arizona Governor Jan Brewer has declined an invitation by Senator Charles Schumer to defend … 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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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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21st Century Border Video Spotlight: Guadalupe Trevino, Sheriff of Hidalgo County, Texas

Ahead of our event, “A Look at the US-Mexico Border Region,” on Wednesday, November 16, we recommend watching the following video featuring the Sheriff of Hidalgo County Texas Guadalupe Trevino.

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