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U.S. Trade policy and Immigration: Connecting the Dots

COMMENTARY The border, migrant laborers, the maquiladoras and now ICE jails and deportation. Why hasn’t the discourse on immigration reform ever taken into account how NAFTA produced waves of migration to the U.S.?  Or how CAFTA created maquiladora jobs but … Continue reading

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An Environmental Justice Critique of NAFTA…

Synopsis of article by Professor Carmen G. Gonzalez, Seattle University School of Law: An Environmental Justice Critique of Comparative Advantage: Indigenous Peoples, Trade Policy, and the Mexican Neoliberal Economic Reforms, 32 U. Penn. J of Int’l L. 723 (2011):  Read … Continue reading

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