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Sequester Cuts Aid Smugglers, Border Patrol Union Says - Mexico Institute in the News

The cuts probably won’t dramatically increase crime or significantly compromise border security, said Chris Wilson, an associate with the Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, a Washington-based research group. The number of Border Patrol agents has doubled in the last decade, and illegal activity along the border between the ports of entry has fallen.

Mexico Institute in the News: Mexico Updates Death Toll in Drug War to 47,515, but Critics Dispute the Data

The Mexican government released high death toll for drug war. The accuracy of these numbers is questioned.

2006 Immigration Marches Database

This database reports 268 distinct marches from Feb 14 through may 1, 2006, based primarily on reports in English-language newspapers.

Trusted Traveler Programs Are a No Brainer – The Expert Take

In this analysis, Christopher Wilson discusses how trusted traveler and trusted shipper programs (SENTRI for individuals, FAST for shippers) facilitate vetted, safe individuals and shipments while strengthening border security.

Part II of The Latino Vote: Bad News for the Grand Old Party?

In our second installment, Alfonso Aguilar, Executive Director of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, discusses challenges facing the Republican Party when it comes to increasing support from Latino voters.

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.

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