Center for the U.S. and Mexico
Strengthening the binational relationship by addressing major concerns on both sides of the border.
Center research primarily focuses on six areas of interest to Mexico and the U.S.
Two programs offer scholars the opportunity to conduct research in Houston.
The “Judy Ley Allen Mexico Centered” podcast features interviews with academics, former government officials and other experts on issues central to U.S.-Mexico relations.
Check back regularly for new episodes. The podcast is also available for streaming on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Amazon Music and Radio Public.
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Music for the podcast is provided courtesy of www.bensound.com.
With an interdisciplinary and interrelated approach, the Baker Institute Migration Initiative — a collaboration between the Center for Health and Biosciences, Center for the U.S. and Mexico and Edward P. Djerejian Center for the Middle East — focuses on the economic, legal, health and social and environmental aspects of migration.
Join the U.S.-Mexico Forum
U.S.-Mexico Forum members are individuals and corporations that provide general support to the policy research activities and programs of the Center for the United States and Mexico at Rice University’s Baker Institute. Members have access to center experts and guests and to policy briefs on developments regarding the U.S.-Mexico relationship.
Baker Briefing: Mexico's Rule of Law
Expert Focus on US Immigration: Challenges and Possible Solutions
Migrant Caravans: A Deep Dive Into Mass Migration through Mexico and the Effects of Immigration Policy
What AMLO’s Endorsement of ‘Import Substitution’ Reveals About Future North American Trade
Crisis at the U.S.-Mexico Border
Implications of Undocumented Status for Latinx Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Call to Action
A disproportionate number of COVID-19 cases and deaths have been reported among Latinxs in the U.S…
Fellows and Scholars
About the Center
The Center for the United States and Mexico seeks to have a meaningful impact on the U.S.-Mexico relationship through original research, relevant solutions to binational policy issues, and the advancement of mutual understanding by convening leaders who can bridge the world of ideas and the world of action.
The center’s research agenda focuses primarily on the following issues of concern to the United States and Mexico:
- Trade and Economic Integration
- Rule of Law
- Security and Organized Crime
- The U.S.-Mexico Border
- Politics and Democracy in Mexico
For more information:
Center for the U.S. and Mexico
Office Phone: (713) 348-2649
Our Donors Make a Difference
We would like to thank the following for their generous support:
- The Honorable James A. Baker, III
- Estate of Deanna D. Emerson, M.D.
- The Honorable Thomas F. McLarty III and Mrs. McLarty
- Mexican Business Council
- Peter Jay Sharp Foundation
- Members of the U.S.-Mexico Forum
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