Stronger Than a Wall? The US Relationship with Mexico

If you’ve only been reading the headlines, you might think it was all about El Chapo and a wall, but there’s a lot more to the US-Mexico relationship. After decades of economic and commercial cooperation and bilateral growth, a lot rides on copacetic Mexican-American relations. So what exactly hangs in the balance? What is currently threatened or strained in this relationship? And what challenges on the horizon, election-based and not, could prove consequential to this promising alliance?

Festival: 2016

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