Texas

Arizona’s ports of entry have a bad reputation as sluggish thoroughfares ill-equipped to handle the cross border shipping industry. The push is on to change that reputation.
June 08, 2017
san ysidro
Mexican shoppers are paying more money in customs duties when they return from shopping in the U.S., according to Mexican government. But that may not necessarily mean that more people are crossing the border to shop in the U.S.
June 01, 2017
Top U.S. and Mexico officials met in Washington on Thursday
The top U.S. trade official formally notified Congress on Thursday of the Trump administration’s intention to renegotiation the North American Free Trade Agreement, meaning official talks could begin as early as mid-August.
May 18, 2017
The dream of a unified North American electricity grid could not have been contemplated until Mexico's electricity market was opened to foreign companies in 2014. Today larger scale volumes of electricity are flowing in both directions across the Mexico-United States border with implications for prices in both nations.
May 17, 2017
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaking at an even organized the conservative advocacy group FreedomWorks in Phoenix.
Mexican federal officials say they’re concerned about Texas' new law banning sanctuary cities, and what the disproportionate impact it will have on Mexicans.
May 08, 2017
Mexico election
Mexico will elect a new president next year. Although President Trump has temporarily delayed withdrawing the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement, continued uncertainty over NAFTA and Trump's plans for a border wall are roiling Mexican politics.
May 05, 2017
Mike Davidson
A cornerstone of candidate Donald Trump’s run for presidency lay in walling off the Mexican border. President Trump would insist later it wasn’t just a metaphor. But those plans faltered drastically this week amid political wrangling over how it would be paid for. And it’s not just funding. In part four of The Border’s New Boundaries series, the Trump Administration is running up against a blockade of its own at a national park on the border where the challenge isn’t only the dollars to build a wall, it’s the geography.
April 28, 2017
Reporters demonstrate
Mexico is back near the bottom of an ugly list — it’s again one of deadliest countries in the world in which to report the news. The killings of journalists follow a rising wave of cartel violence in the country.
April 27, 2017
The Trump Administration is moving forward with its plans for building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico line even as the plan faces Democratic opposition in Congress. But to do so, it’ll have to manage not only natural obstacles through the rough and rugged terrain of the Southwest, but legal ones as well. Part II of the The Border’s New Boundaries series goes to the Texas border, where the legal battles over the border wall a decade ago are still being fought today.
April 26, 2017
Mexico is weighing economic retaliation against the U.S. to counter what Mexicans say is an anti-Mexico American administration. One idea under consideration is a boycott of U.S. corn. Mexico is the number one export market for U.S. corn. And U.S. corn producers are in Mexico City right now lobbying against the idea.
April 21, 2017

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