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President Obama’ Trip to Latin America Highlights Important Mutual Economic and Security Ties

President Obama’ Trip to Latin America Highlights Important Mutual Economic and Security Ties

President Obama spent three days last week traveling to Mexico as well as Costa Rica—his first second-term trip to Latin America. Mexico is the United States’ third largest trading partner, behind Canada and China, in terms of total goods, and the U.S. is Mexico’s largest trading partner.  In addition, the largest share of immigrants who […]

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Elections Demand a New Way Forward on Immigration

Elections Demand a New Way Forward on Immigration

Even before the election was called for President Obama last night, pundits and pollsters were remarking on the fact that immigration—or more specifically, anti-immigrant policies—were a death knell for Mitt Romney.   Today, the analysis of whether and how the Republican party recovers from its devastatingly poor showing among Latinos—the key demographic group of the 21st […]

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Following State of the Union, President Obama Needs to Follow Through on Immigration Reforms

Following State of the Union, President Obama Needs to Follow Through on Immigration Reforms

The President’s State of the Union address this week re-iterated some of his key themes on immigration—support for comprehensive reform, dismay that DREAM Act students and foreign students educated in this country have no way to legalize their status, and a belief that he’s done enough to the secure the border. More importantly, he framed […]

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