This article is in Spanish. This article in PODER quotes Duncan Wood on US-Mexico relations. • PDF is attached.
During Mexican President Felipe Calderón's recent state visit to Washington, immigration and trade were on the agenda. Recent publications by the Mexico Institute may interest those who follow these and other issues in the bilateral relationship.
The most common adjective used to describe Mexico’s southern border with Guatemala and Belize is probably ‘porous.’ The large volume of Central American migrants, including many families and unaccompanied minors, crossing the border on their way north to the United States suggests as much. In response to these challenges, and also in an effort to facilitate the legal flow of commerce, tourism and guest workers, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto launched the Programa Frontera Sur (Southern Border Program) on July 7, 2014.
Duncan Wood and Christopher Wilson authored an article for FT Beyondbrics about Mexico's outlook for 2014.
The integration (once called assimilation) of foreigners into the United States is a long-standing issue. Some fear that today’s immigrants aren’t integrating into U.S. culture and society as past waves did. Mexicans—the largest single group today with some twelve million immigrants—in particular are seen as guilty of maintaining their distance...