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The Nogales Police Department has released a report showing that the local number of serious crimes has fallen by 11% over the last year.
The Washington Times published an editorial on violence on the border that emphasizes hyperbole and rhetoric, but lacks nuance and fact. The full editorial can be read here. However, there is one section in particular which much be addressed as the … Continue reading
One of the guiding principles of NPI’s 21st Century Border Initiative has been that the unprecedented resources invested in, as well as the high levels of U.S. – Mexico cooperation along the southern border, have created a safer region
Violence has decreased on the American side of the border with Mexico and apprehensions of criminal aliens have increased nationwide. The current Administration’s plan on the border is working.
According to the LA Times, arrests of illegal crossers along the Southwest border dropped more than two-thirds, from 1.6 million to 448,000, from 2000 to 2010.
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.
President Obama took credit for improved safety along the south west border and made a call for a comprehensive solution to our broken immigration system. Simon wrote about this, noting that the President did the right thing by contextualizing the … Continue reading
This year the President gave a speech on the southwest border about immigration. Some of the fact checks on the Presidents speech got caught up on the metric which said that the border fence was was complete. Here is our … Continue reading
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
NDN has been fortunate to have had conversations with elected officials and local law enforcement leaders in Arizona about the border, across the board those that we have talked too have said that along the United States Mexico border there … Continue reading