U.S.-Mexico border Archives

Flake: Building ‘fortress America’ won’t help economic growth

Economic growth

America cannot grow economically if it closes the borders to commerce and builds “fortress America,” Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Arizona, said Wednesday at a conference on U.S.-Mexico trade. Flake, the keynote speaker at the Woodrow Wilson Center Mexico Institute’s “Building a Competitive U.S.-Mexico Border” conference, said the strong trade partnership between the U.S. and its southern… Read More →

Trade official: Border region can drive jobs, economic growth

by in Business News | Economy | Workforce

Assistant Secretary of Commerce Michael C. Camuñez stressed the importance of focusing on the U.S.-Mexico border region as a national asset that is a significant source of economic strength and job creation as he launched the “Realizing the Economic Strength of Our 21st Century Border: Trade, Education, and Jobs” conference today in Tempe. “The United… Read More →