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NDN and NPI was proud to host the Ambassador of Mexico Arturo Sarukhan for a key note speech at our Forward Together/Avanzando Juntos/Avançando Juntos – A Conference Looking at the Changing Politics of the Americas event.
NDN has been at the forefront of examining how the U.S. Mexico Border is undergoing a profound change due to the unprecedented resources being provided by the Obama Administration. We have also been making the argument that securing the border … Continue reading
What has been missing from the current debate over the Border, has been the very real economic benefits that come from being next door to our 2nd largest trading partner. Richard Dayoub, of the El Paso Chamber of Commerce, does … Continue reading
The Institute for Taxation and Economic Policy estimates positive contribution of immigrants to state and local taxes
The Immigration Policy Center has a great piece up on the positive economic impact that undocumented immigrants have on local and state economies. The full post can be seen here, quotes and some handy statistics and graphs below.
Two weeks ago, NDN/NPI participated in the Office of Congressman Silvestre Reyes’ and The University of Texas at El Paso’s (UTEP) Eighth Annual Border Security Conference, and the Southwest Border Mayors meeting, both in El Paso Texas. While there, we … Continue reading
After years of investment by the federal government along the border between the United States and Mexico there has been significant progress in creating a more harmonious region. NDN/NPI has taken a deep dive into the statistics and facts which … Continue reading