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NAFTA

Removing the barriers to allowing a crude oil swap between the United States and Mexico would solidify the strong energy relationship between the two countries, and would allow Mexico to receive the same treatment as our other NAFTA partner, Canada.

North American heads of state met in Mexico on Wednesday to discuss the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

While the trade numbers justify applauding and celebrating the NAFTA agreement 20 years after its inauguration (January 1994), there remains a lot of “behind the scenes” tension, conflict and unresolved issues.

Americas Quarterly's Nafta @20 and in 20 event on Thursday, February 13 has been postponed due to inclement weather and will be rescheduled at a later date.

After taking a beating from China, Mexico's exports are beginning to compete.
North Americans now overwhelmingly support NAFTA, so why can't their governments move toward further integration?
The North American Free Trade Agreement created more jobs for Mexicans, but it was only a start.

President Barack Obama will travel to Toluca, Mexico on February 19 for the annual North American Leaders Summit, the White House announced Tuesday. The president will meet with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to discuss economic competitiveness, entrepreneurship, trade and investment, and citizen security.

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the Asociación Nacional de Abogados Democráticos (ANAD) filed a complaint with the Mexican Department of Labor on Monday against Alabama’s harsh immigration law, HB 56.

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