In the midst of the US electoral cycle, Mexico has found itself squarely in the eye of a national political storm on immigration and trade. Since Mexico is the United States’ third-largest trading partner and an important national security ally, many Americans, regardless of political affiliation, are calling for a strengthened relationship with our southern neighbors. Other leaders, however, have taken a decidedly more confrontational view. To offer a depoliticized and factual perspective on this crucial relationship, the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center launched the #WhyMexico initiative, a multi-pronged effort that includes events and social media campaigns throughout the United States.
Follow our #WhyMexico series, an initiative to promote the critical ties shared by the United States and Mexico.