Policy Reports

Concise publications with policy recommendations spanning all five issue areas of the U.S.-Mexico bilateral relationship: security cooperation, economic integration, migration and migrants, border issues, and energy and natural resources.

Issues in this Series

New Ideas for a New Era: Policy Options for the Next Stage in U.S.-Mexico Relations

Christopher Wilson, Duncan Wood, Eric L. Olson, Andrew Selee, and Miguel Salazar
The Mexico Institute presents policy recommendations for strengthening U.S.-Mexico relations during the administrations of President Obama and President Peña Nieto.

A New Agenda with Mexico

Christopher Wilson and Andrew Selee
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.

A Stronger Future: Policy Recommendations for U.S.-Mexico Relations

Taking advantage of the once-every-twelve-year phenomenon of simultaneous presidential elections in the United States and Mexico, a binational group of top opinion leaders and policymakers were convened by the Wilson Center and The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands to craft a new agenda for U.S.-Mexico relations. Throughout three days of intensive discussion, a series of fresh ideas and recommendations for a stronger bilateral partnership emerged and now form the contents of this report.

Sharing Space with our Hemispheric Partners

Pamela Starr
The final report of the Latino Leadership Task Force is a call to action for Washington to prioritize partners and markets in the Western Hemisphere, and to engage the Latino community as partners in the effort. The report urges Washington to enact hemispheric policy that better reflects changing demographics in the United States and the growing influence of the U.S. Latino community, which drives desperately needed job creation and growth in the United States.

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