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Migration News: October 19-25, 2013

Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Relations José Antonio Meade declared at a conference in Gevena that Mexico demanded more than just explanations from the United States on the reports of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) spying activities in Mexico. (CNN México) Continue reading

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Carmen Aristegui Tweets Story on Napolitano/Snowden Briefing Papers
Border Security / Intelligence

Carmen Aristegui Tweets Story on Napolitano/Snowden Briefing Papers

This morning, Carmen Aristegui of Noticias MVS in Mexico essentially live-tweeted a story about the Napolitano briefing papers we published yesterday. These documents included a bullet point indicating that Mexico wanted to “put to bed” issues stemming from leaked documents on U.S. spy operations in Mexico. You can read the documents in our original post … Continue reading

Mexico Privately Hoped to “Put to Bed” Tensions Raised by Snowden Leaks
Border Security / Intelligence

Mexico Privately Hoped to “Put to Bed” Tensions Raised by Snowden Leaks

This post was co-authored by Michael Evans and Jesse Franzblau. Just three months ago, Mexico wanted to “put to bed” bilateral tensions arising from the leak of sensitive intelligence information indicating that the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) spied on Mexican citizens. The new information was discovered by the non-governmental National Security Archive among a set of … Continue reading

FOIA NOTES: U.S., Mexico Clashed over Deportation Program
Deportation / FOIA Notes

FOIA NOTES: U.S., Mexico Clashed over Deportation Program

Mexico and the United States disagreed over important aspects of a controversial U.S. deportation program, according to the declassified minutes of a 2011 bilateral meeting involving officials from both sides of the border. The meeting focused on Mexico’s complaints about the Alien Transfer Exit Program (ATEP), through which the U.S. attempts to disrupt repeated attempts … Continue reading