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Redefining and Governing the Border as a Binational Commons

Tony Payan | Pamela Lizette Cruz

Redefining and Governing the Border as a Binational Commons.

A well-managed U.S.-Mexico border is essential not only for millions of border residents in both countries, but for the U.S. economy and federal budget. This brief lays out recommendations to strengthen the institutional scaffolding that could allow for a safer and more prosperous North American continent.

This brief is part of a series of Baker Institute recommendations for the new Biden administration.

https://doi.org/10.25613/0V29-Y523