Apr 22, 2013
A close reading of the senators’ framework gives the impression that the next round of strengthening border security might look a lot like previous rounds. That would be a mistake. Staffing and budgets for areas between the ports of entry have doubled since 2004 and are now at a level where even major increases would produce only marginal security gains.
Apr 19, 2013
Secretary of the Interior Miguel Angel Osorio Chong delivered a conference at the Wilson Center's Mexico Institute. His visit coincided with the launch of the Gang of Eight's immigration reform bill.
Apr 14, 2013
As the Gang of Eight prepares to announce their immigration reform bill, three knots remain and will have to be disentangled in order for the bill to succeed.
Apr 02, 2013
In this op-ed from the Los Angeles Times, Andrew Selee argues that illegal immigration is'nt what it used to be. As Congress debates immigration reform, it is worth taking a look at what's changed.
Mar 28, 2013
A report by the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute and Arizona State University’s North American Center for Transborder Studies is featured in The New York Times.
Mar 13, 2013
Some people, communities, and nations are able to weather and rebound from substantial shocks; they are, in a word, resilient. But what exactly does that mean? What characteristics confer resilience, and how can they be cultivated?
Mar 07, 2013
Three speakers from the Latin American Program's event, "Young and Undocumented: A New American Story," speak about their experiences as undocumented students. (in Solvak and English, coverage begins at 20:30)
Mar 05, 2013
The European Studies program is now accepting applications for its Junior Scholars' Training Seminar - a scholarship opportunity for graduate students (MA and above) working towards a degree in the social sciences and humanities with a regional focus on Central and Eastern Europe, including the Baltic states. The application deadline is April 30, 2013.
Feb 28, 2013
Miguel Salazar, Public Affairs Specialist at the Mexico Institute spoke to Voz de America following the event, "Young and Undocumented: The New American Story."
Feb 22, 2013
Georgetown students talk about life as undocumented immigrants at the Wilson Center in Washington, DC, on Feb. 21, 2013.