Events

Reverse Migration: Why Are Mexican Immigrants Heading South?

While immigration reform efforts in Washington have been stymied by partisan politics, the pattern of movement between the United States and Mexico is changing on its own. The organization Mexicans and Americans Thinking Together (MATT) released the results of a study that reveal surprising reasons for the emergence of this new trend in migration. MATT’s Executive Director, Aracely Garcia-Granados provides highlights from the findings.

Wind Energy Potential in Mexico’s Northern Border States

With over 1,000 MW of wind energy capacity now installed and another 2,000 MW under construction, Mexico’s wind energy sector has grown dramatically since the early 1990s. This report examines the potential for creating economic benefits in border states from wind energy development, with particular attention paid to employment and infrastructure.

Noticias - Summer 2013

Read the latest version of the Program's newsletter, covering spring and summer 2013 activities.

Mexico Institute in the News: Like U.S., Mexico faces contentious presidential election

The main issues for presidential candidates to focus on in Mexico right now include increasing income and decreasing violence.

House panel asks Obama to take energy steps with Mexico, Canada

“Approving the treaty will create new levels of legal certainty for US and Mexican firms operating in Gulf of Mexico border regions, encouraging them to engage in the risk-taking required to produce oil from deep water,” said Duncan Wood, director of the Mexico Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Crime and Violence in Mexico and Central America: An Evolving But Incomplete US Policy Response

In this report, we first survey the causes for the rise of violent crime in Mexico, and the Northern Triangle of Central America. We then look at the US policy response to date. We conclude by offering a few suggestions on how the US policy response could be significantly improved in the short and medium term to respond better to the underlying challenges that the countries of the region are facing, problems in which our own country is deeply implicated.

One-Stop Resource on the 2006 Mexican Elections

Information on the 2006 Mexican election including key headlines, news summaries, analysis, and polls.

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