Much of President Trump's populist support comes from people who are deeply worried about globalization and immigration. But Trump's pro-border wall, anti-NAFTA stance has strained US- Mexico relations. Can the two nations find common ground and work past the rhetoric? America Abroad presents a a lively town hall discussion linking experts and audiences in Washington, DC and Mexico City. Hosted by Joshua Johnson of the public radio program 1A, it was recorded on May 11, 2017.
Washington, DC Panelists
Jose Cardenas: formerly of the State Department and USAID, he now runs Vision Americas, a consulting firm
Doris Meissner: former commissioner of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service during the Clinton administration, she’s now a senior fellow at the Migration Policy Institute
Peter Skerry: professor of political science at Boston College and contributor to the Weekly Standard and National Affairs
Mexico City Panelists
Rodrigo Cervantes: Mexico City bureau chief of Arizona public radio station KJZZ
Monica Serrano: professor of international relations at the College of Mexico