5 News Items Found
September 5, 2022
Legal Work-Related Immigration Has Fallen by a Third Since 2020
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Boosting the number of immigrants allowed to legally work in the U.S. can ease labor shortages that threaten America’s economic outlook, wrote research scholar Jose Ivan Rodriguez-Sanchez. "I see an important opportunity to resolve labor shortages that are wreaking economic havoc."
November 24, 2021
Fewer Than Expected Mexican Shoppers Return to Border Retailers
The reopening of the U.S.-Mexico border for fully vaccinated tourists came just in time for one of the biggest shopping seasons of the year. But so far, shoppers have returned in disappointingly low numbers. "More than 230,000 people cross the ports of entry into the U.S. every day to work, go to school, shop, go on vacation,” said research scholar José Iván Rodríguez. “They represent an important source of business for counties on the Texas border."Read more at The Dallas Morning News.
November 8, 2021
Economic Damage Assessed as U.S.-Mexico Border Reopens
The absence of traveler spending during a 20-month partial closure of the U.S.-Mexico border caused a $20 billion loss to the region, estimated research scholar José Iván Rodríguez-Sánchez.Read more at The Dallas Morning News.
June 14, 2019
How Pervasive Is Corruption in Mexico's Oil & Gas Sector?
"Corruption has affected Pemex for decades," said postdoctoral research fellow José Iván Rodríguez-Sánchez. "It is necessary to combat corruption in this sector, and the Financial Intelligence Unit is carrying out some of these investigations. Its success will depend on the transparency in these prosecutions and the sanctions established at the end of them."Read more at The Latin American Energy Advisor.
June 5, 2019
Mexico's Anticorruption Efforts: Rhetoric vs. Reality
Mexico Center postdoctoral fellow Jose Ivan Rodriguez-Sanchez discussed his concerns about the AMLO administration’s approach to corruption.Read more at The Global Anticorruption Blog.