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Center for the U.S. and Mexico

Securing Mexico's Southern Border

The Baker Institute

Securing Mexico's Southern Border.

By Luis A. Arriola Vega

Mexico launched the Comprehensive Plan for the Southern Border (CPSB) in 2014 in an attempt to manage increased migration flows from Central America. But two years after the plan’s implementation, it has yet to accomplish its goals of securing Mexico’s southern border.

This issue brief offers insights into the evolution of the CPSB and the future of the program.