So many gangsters, so little time. Though President Felipe Calderon's five-year campaign has nailed dozens of crime bosses, many of Mexico's kingpins remain at large.
In this brief, Mexico Institute's Senior Adviser on immigration David R. Ayón, looks into legal Mexican immigration to the U.S., utilizing new data from the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Immigration Statistics.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s first six months: a conversation with Duncan Wood - Mexico Institute in the News
Mexico Institute Director Duncan Wood comments on Peña Nieto's first six months in office and the evolving security situation in Mexico.
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US-Mexico Policy Bulletin: February 2005
Evolving Demographic and Human-Capital Trends in Mexico and Central America and Their Implications For Regional Migration
As the US labor force became better educated, fewer native workers accepted many of the low-wage but essential jobs at the bottom of the labor market. These changes in the United States coincided with a population boom in Mexico and Central America that resulted in a near tripling of the region's population. Economic growth was unable to keep pace with demographic change, however, and many of the region's youth sought opportunities in the United States.