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Mexico Institute Visiting Scholars

The Woodrow Wilson Center's Mexico Institute announces the arrival of scholars in Washington, DC.

Mexico Institute in the News: Biden Talks of War on Drugs with Calderón

Vice President Joe Biden spoke with Mexican President Calderón and the three presidential candidates. The two governments work closely to fight the War on Drugs; Obama’s administration is hopeful that they will continue to work closely when a new President is elected.

Rape case in Mexican resort city puts violence back in the spotlight - Mexico in the News

"While places like Ciudad Juarez have become safer, other places in the country have seen violence spike up," said Christopher Wilson, an associate at the Washington-based Mexico Institute. "Acapulco is one of the areas, and in fact, the entire state of Guerrero is one of the places, where there's been more violence recently."

Viva Mexico

Washington, DC area cultural institutions have joined with the Mexican Cultural Institute and the Embassy of Meico to present a celebration of Mexican culture this spring and summer through various exhibitions performances and events.

A New Agenda with Mexico

The depth of economic ties with Mexico, together with declines in illegal immigration and organized crime violence in Mexico, open up an opportunity for U.S. policymakers to deepen the economic relationship with Mexico and to engage Mexico more on major global issues.

US Immigration Policy and Mexican/Central American Migration Flows: Then and Now

Young, low-skilled immigrants perform essential work, but the rapid growth of low-wage, limited English proficient (LEP), unauthorized populations in states with limited migration experience has contributed to increased anti-immigrant sentiment. Forty years into the current wave of regional migration, and after 25 years of increasingly serious enforcement efforts, this history also defines and limits the policy alternatives available, and highlights the challenges of managing regional flows.

Mexico Institute in the News: Radio Broadcast

Eric Olson discusses Mexico’s future and why it matters for the U.S. on Radio Broadcast (WGBH).

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