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Invisible No More: Mexican Migrant Civic Participation in the United States

Co-published by the Wilson Center and the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Op-ed: Impunity and Hope - Mexico Institute in the News

In his new book, Midnight in Mexico, Alfredo Corchado, born in Durango and the son of an immigrant farmworker, tries to explain to his parents why he decided to return to Mexico despite their best efforts to give him and his siblings a better life on the other side of the border.

U.S.-Mexico Security Cooperation Portal

Information on the U.S.-Mexico security cooperation, including reports, policy briefs, key headlines and analysis.

US-Mexico Border-Mexico Institute in the News

Christopher Wilson comments on customs and border protection. This radio segment aired on Fronteras radio affiliate stations across the country.

Police Reform in Mexico: Can Trust and Security be Achieved?

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has announced widespread changes to Mexico’s federal security forces. As these changes begin to take shape, we spoke with two of Mexico’s leading experts on police reform to discuss the current state of reform efforts and the issues that the Peña Nieto government must address.

Central American Development: Two Decades of Progress and Challenges For the Future

Over the past two decades, Central America has undergone an extraordinary transformation - from a region characterized predominantly by rural and agricultural populations into one where the majority of people reside in urban areas; from societies with autocratic governments and periodic civil wars into ones with peaceful transitions between democratically elected governments; and from volatile, resource-dependent economies into stable exporters.

Mexico Institute Re-Launches Security Cooperation Portal

The Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute is deeply saddened by the violence that this weekend took the lives of dozens of Mexicans and, for the first time, of Americans connected to the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez. In keeping with the Mexico Institute's goal to promote greater understanding between our two countries, today we re-launch our Security Cooperation Portal, covering joint efforts to confront organized crime and to strengthen the rule of law in the United States and Mexico.

As he takes office, Mexico’s president pledges to expand prosperity-Mexico Institute in the News

In singling out unions and monopolies, Peña Nieto may be “letting some of the major interest groups know in Mexico they are not above the law,” said Andrew Selee of the Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute. This article also appeared on Wenatcheeworld.com.

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Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Mexico

September 08, 2014 // 12:00pm2:00pm

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