President Barack Obama said tightening border security and revamping immigration laws are vital to economic growth in the U.S. and Mexico, as he pledged to “aggressively” pursue cross-border cooperation.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon named his fourth interior minister in as many years, appointing Jose Francisco Blake Mora to help lead the country’s security efforts amid a rising death-toll in the war on drug cartels.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon sent Congress a labor bill that would ease the process for hiring and firing workers and a measure to increase local government transparency along with his annual message today.
Mexican President Felipe Calderon said he’s “very comfortable” with the peso’s strength and inflation remains under control even as the economy grows faster this year than the government previously expected.
U.S. President Barack Obama welcomes Mexican President Felipe Calderon to the White House today for an official state visit that is taking place amid tension over immigration politics and Mexico’s deadly drug war.