Jorge Castaneda

New York University

Guest

Professor of Politics and Latin American and Caribbean Studies at New York University and author of Ex-Mex: From Migrants to Immigrants; former Foreign Minister of Mexico (2000–2003) and former fellow at the New America Foundation

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To maximize support from reluctant Republicans, the Senate's new immigration reform proposal emphasizes "border security" by doubling Border Patrol officers to 40,000, completing 700…

How Mexicans View the Immigration Bill and Border 'Surge'

To maximize support from reluctant Republicans, the Senate's new immigration reform proposal emphasizes "border security" by doubling Border Patrol officers to 40,000, completing 700…

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