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NAFTA's Exaggerated Promise for Immigration

Monday, June 30, 2008  |  Americas Quarterly

NAFTA was never intended to serve as a mechanism to regulate the flow of labor. And it failed to meet policymakers' promises of creating sufficient jobs in Mexico. Nevertheless, it has established a framework for trilateral discussions on migration. Read the entire article in the Summer 2008 issue of Americas Quarterly. ... Read More

Moving the Debate Forward: What California Can Teach Us

Monday, June 30, 2008  |  Americas Quarterly

From California's convoluted history of immigration, a latent consensus may be developing about the importance of immigrants for the economy and strength in diversity. Such a consensus could point the way forward for an improved national policy on immigration. Read the entire article in the Summer 2008 issue of Americas Quarterly. ... Read More

Don't Trash NAFTA

Monday, June 30, 2008  |  Americas Quarterly Summer 2008

Blaming NAFTA—and free trade in general—for job losses is misplaced. As the U.S. continues to debate a 15-year-olf trade agreement, other countries are negotiating their own pacts—a fact that should prod the U.S. to not only strengthen NAFTA but also reinforce its commitment to trade expansion. Read the full article in the Summer 2008 issue of Americas Quarterly. ... Read More

Remarks by AS/COA President Susan Segal at AS/COA's 2008 Latin American Cities Conference in Bogota

Wednesday, June 18, 2008  |  Susan Segal

Durante la décimo-segunda conferencia: Colombia a los ojos de Wall Street de AS/COA en Bogota, la presidenta de AS/COA Sugan Segal enfocó su presentación en el crecimiento economico de Colombia durante los ultimos años. También habló sobre la posibilidad de un tratado de libre comercio (TLC) entre los Estados Unidos y Colombia. ... Read More