Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute and the University of San Diego's Trans-Border Institute Release New Report
The joint research project, Shared Responsibility: U.S.-Mexico Policy Options for Confronting Organized Crime, concludes that binational efforts to stop organized crime in Mexico have made progress but need expanded cooperation to address the challenge.
Eric Olson, Associate Director of the Mexico Institute, was invited on WBEZFM to discuss Mexico’s future and why it matters for the U.S. The main topics of discussion were the president-elect, his goals for the economy and his party’s plan for eliminating drug-related violence.
As Mexico's presidential race enters its final weeks, we ask if anyone can stop Enrique Pena Nieto from winning. The Mexico Institute's Eric L. Olson comments.
The Nature of Citizenship in Mexico and the United States: 1776-1912
Andrew Selee spoke to the Los Angeles Times about Mexico's role in the ongoing immigration reform debate. The article also appeared on Wask.com
Mexican Migration to the United States: Underlying Economic Factors and Possible Scenarios for Future Flows
In this report we examine some economic factors that have influenced migration flows from Mexico to the United States, for the purpose of constructing scenarios on how such flows could evolve in the near term. Throughout our analysis, we look at three different periods in the recent history of migration from Mexico to the United States: 1990 to 2000; 2000 to 20007; and a third period corresponding to the global economic crisis and its aftermath.