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Mexico Signs New Trade Deal Agreement

Mexico became the first signatory to the new North American Free Trade Agreement negotiated in 2018 and signed by the USA, Canada and Mexico in November of that year. The new deal replaced NAFTA, which President Trump called in his 2019 State of the Union address a “catastrophe” while urging Congress to approve the new […]

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Trump Asking for $4.1 billion Down Payment for Proposed Border Wall

President Trump is steaming ahead with his plans to build a wall between the United States and Mexico. His first step will be to request $1.5 billion in a supplemental spending bill. Next will be a request for $2.6 billion for fiscal year 2018. That is s total of $4.1 billion, just a small down […]

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White House Strategy Shift Along Mexican Border

The White House and Homeland Security are changing their strategy on the Mexican border starting in January.  While there have been approximately 1200 troops stationed on the border to monitor drug-related violence from Mexico and crime, that is about to change. The U.S. is cutting the number of National Guard troops that patrol the border […]