A contextualization of Trump's latest policy pushes on transnational criminal operations and migrant smuggling.
Stephanie Leutert is the Mexico Security Initiative Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin. She will be writing for Beyond the Border, a Strauss Center and Lawfare collaboration, and providing an in depth look at security challenges in Mexico and Central America.
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With tensions running high, what can Mexico do to strengthen its position against the United States?
Now that President Trump has signed an executive order requiring the federal government to begin constructing a border wall with Mexico, let’s go over what we can expect to see happening over the coming months.
Crimes against Central American migrants in Mexico—including kidnapping, rape, and murder—are one of the most systematically underreported large scale human rights violations in the Western Hemisphere
Trump's promise to deport two to three million criminal immigrants in the country is underpinned by an incorrect DHS statistic.
A recent New York Times op-ed argues that if Americans were to use fewer drugs, we'd see less violence in Mexico. If only it were so straightforward.
In a shocking vote, almost 13 million Colombians headed to the polls this past Sunday and rejected the government’s peace agreement with the FARC by a slim majority. Here are three points from Colombia’s plebiscite that we would be wise to remember when it comes to any unpredictable election.