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Apr 28

Real Solutions for Challenges on the Mexico-US Border: The Mérida Initiative

Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium

The relationship between Mexico and the United States impacts a wide variety of issues including immigration, border security, economic development, and transnational crime.  Tackling these issues will require joint solutions that respect the sovereignty of both nations and address mutual concerns.  Join us as Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan of Mexico speaks about current U.S.-Mexico relations and the way forward, followed by a panel of experts who will provide additional commentaries.

More About the Speakers

Featuring Keynote Remarks by:

His Excellency Arturo Sarukhan
Ambassador of Mexico to the United States

Followed by a Panel Discussion with:

Helen E. Krieble
Founder and President,
Vernon K. Krieble Foundation

James M. Roberts
Research Fellow for Economic Freedom and Growth,
Center for International Trade and Economics,
The Heritage Foundation

Marcus Brubaker
Legislative Assistant,
U.S. Representative William T. Sali (R-ID)

Mario Loyola
Professional Staff,
Republican Policy Committee

Ray Walser
Senior Policy Analyst for Latin America,
Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies,
The Heritage Foundation

Hosted By

James Jay Carafano, Ph.D. James Jay Carafano, Ph.D.

Vice President for the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, and the E. W. Richardson Fellow Read More