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Arizona’s Legislative-Imposed Injunctions: Implications for Immigrant Civic and Political Participation

Arizona provides a unique contemporary context for understanding how civic and political participation for immigrants and migrants is jeopardized.

Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto tallies early victories, brings optimism -Mexico Institute in the News

“There’s a tide, a wave of optimism that this government can get issues through Congress,” said Duncan Wood said at a forum Jan. 9. This article also appeared on Macon.com and Sacbee.com.

Overview of the Merida Initiative

The Merida Initiative, which has been proposed by the U.S. and Mexican governments, would provide $1.4 billion over three years in equipment and training from the U.S. to the Mexican government to support both law enforcement efforts directed against organized crime and long-term institution building for federal police and the judicial system.

Mexico Institute in the News: A Look at the Mexican Election from a U.S. Perspective [in Spanish]

Four 'Mexicanists' that reside in the U.S. give their opinion on the presidential race, predict the winner, possible risks to the country, the initial actions that are needed from the candidate and the adjustments that must be done to combat organized crime. Christopher Wilson, Associate at the Mexico Institute, comments.

Conference Report: Energy Reform in Mexico: Implications for the United States

On June 21st, 2013, three experts on Mexican energy issues discussed the energy reform proposal, commenting on the urgency for change and highlighting the potential political, legal, and technical obstacles that it faces. This report summarizes the discussion and includes commentary on foreign policy implications and important international lessons to be learned.

An Analysis of Trends: Latin America and the Caribbean Economic Growth and the Environment, 2010–2020

USAID partnered with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars to identify and analyze key challenges and opportunities for development assistance in the LAC region through 2020. This paper summarizes the key trends identified and proposes some general lines of action for USAID's Missions in the region.

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