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Monday, September 19, 2011

Texas - US and Mexico Border News - 9.19.2011

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US Mexican Border: Partnerships Strengthen Community Philanthropy On The Border
Huffington Post
He said that almost $1 billion worth of products enter the US from across the border every day, as well as almost 1 million people, with 80 percent of this movement entering through the 35 points of entry from San Diego to Brownsville, Texas. ...
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Best Places to Get Your Tex-Mex Fix in Dallas
CheapOair (blog)
by Teresa Gotay With its proximity to Mexico, the state of Texas is known for having a huge influence from their neighbors south of the border. Amongst the Hispanic population, 36% consider themselves Mexican; hence why Tex-Mex places are becoming so ...
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Rivals ask: Is Perry weak on the right, or left?
The governor opposes a fence along the entire border with Mexico, and he granted in-state college tuition to illegal immigrants in Texas. Meanwhile, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann leads a chorus that contends that Perry is too lax about individual ...
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Study documents exodus from Mexico
by ANGELA KOCHERGA EL PASO — There's no doubt that crime and violence in Mexico has forced families to seek a safe haven on this side of the border. But just how many people have fled to the US is hard to know. There's a new effort to document this ...
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The Great Gadsby
Multichannel News
She attended college in Austin, Texas, where she perfected her English and was immersed in Spanish thanks to her Mexican roomates. She now lives in Chicago with her British husband and three kids, and moves comfortably speaking the several languages ...
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Border: El Paso musician hopes to help exploited immigrants
Middle East North Africa Financial Network
The book "Human Rights Along the US-Mexico Border" suggests that human trafficking cannot be easily documented because it is an underground, illicit phenomenon. Kathleen Staudt, Tony Payan and Z. Anthony Kruszewski, all political science professors at ...
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United States
'Business as usual' for Schneider at Mexican border
The Trucker
Schneider is one of the largest cross-border carriers in the US, moving over 200 loads per day. It has operated in Mexico for nearly two decades using hand-selected Mexican carriers to haul freight in Mexico and navigate the border-crossing process. ...
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Mexico still waiting for answers on Fast and Furious gun program
Sacramento Bee
By then, two Fast and Furious weapons had been found at the scene of the fatal shooting of a US border agent near Rio Rico, Ariz., and a second agent had been killed near the Mexican city of San Luis Potosi. The latter death, of federal ICE agent Jaime ...
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Pentagon Chafing at Border Role, Report Says
A report from the US government says the Pentagon is cool to the idea of extending the deployment of National Guard troops along the Mexican border. Military commanders have expressed concern about the seeming lack of a comprehensive strategy for the ...
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Bootheel residents, ranchers want planned Border Patrol base moved
Las Cruces Sun-News
By Diana M. Alba A few miles north of Mexico, a US Border Patrol truck passes Bud Starnes, of the New Mexico Department of Agriculture; Levi Klump, a Hidalgo County rancher; and Klump's son, Logan Klump; during a recent tour of ...
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Two claim corruption allegations are ignored
Las Cruces Sun-News
Dutton and Gonzales said small aircraft regularly drop drug loads on ranches or other properties along the US-Mexico border, and that some US law officers escort the loads to the next stop. The two whistle-blowers said that drug cartels have managed to ...
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All areas at San Ysidro border crossing have been re-opened
During the closure, border-crossers were directed to use the Otay Mesa and Tecate ports of entry. Southbound lanes into Mexico at Interstates 5 and 805 remained open. Early Thursday, US Customs and Border Protection reopened 14 of the 24 northbound ...
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Exel, DHL to Build New Distribution Center
Supply & Demand Chain Executive
Logistics Without Borders is an end-to-end supply chain solution that provides Exel and DHL Supply Chain customers one-stop access to the tools, expertise and services necessary to ship across the US-Mexico border. The project is expected to generate ...
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GOP Presidential Frontrunner Rick Perry to Meet with Latino Leaders in New York
Fox News
Rick Perry, who is a presidential candidate, says he opposes building a fence along the US-Mexican border, but supports a National Guard presence there. Texas Gov. Rick Perry is scheduled to meet with Latino leaders in New York City on Monday. ...
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posted by Jeff - 9.19.2011

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