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McCormick talks to Associated Press, Bloomberg about the US-Mexico border crisis

A U.S. delegation discussed immigration and regional development in a series of meetings in Mexico on Tuesday at a time when the rising number of migrants arriving at their shared border has raised concerns in both countries.
March 24, 2021

Lovely quoted in Reuters article on Biden's nominee for US Trade Representative

"The 98-0 vote in favor does, I believe, show her views are in line with many senators on trade," say Professor Mary Lovely. 
March 18, 2021

McCormick discusses US-Mexico immigration in Al Jazeera article

Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, says Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is likely to request more U.S. funding than under previous arrangements with Trump to respond to the situation.
March 15, 2021

McCormick discusses security between the US and Mexico in The Hill

Gladys McCormick, associate professor of history and Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, published this article in The Hill: "Improving the security situation between US-Mexico."
February 8, 2021

McCormick speaks to Associated Press about Mexico dropping case against Cienfuegos

Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations, says the only surprise was that Mexico didn’t make a better show of looking into Cienfuegos. "One would think that they would have at least followed through on some semblance of an investigation, even if it was just to put some window dressing on the illusion that the rule of law exists," McCormick says.
January 15, 2021

McCormick comments on release of Mexican Gen. Cienfuegos in Wall Street Journal

"The Mexican attorney general may follow through on the pretense of investigating Cienfuegos, but nothing will come of it because he is untouchable," says Gladys McCormick, associate professor of history and Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations.

December 7, 2020

McCormick quoted in Al Jazeera article on release of General Cienfuegos

"All in all, freeing Cienfuegos without any charges or penalties showcases that his arrest was a complete debacle for both the DEA and DOJ [Department of Justice]," says Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations.

November 24, 2020

McCormick speaks to Associated Press, Reuters about US case against Gen. Cienfuegos

"Following through on prosecuting Cienfuegos would have compromised intelligence gathering and joint military operations for years to come, which is part of the reason why the original arrest was so scandalous," says Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations.

November 19, 2020

McCormick discusses post-election US-Mexico relations with Associated Press, CNN

If Biden wins the presidential election, "it's a return back to normalcy, the status quo, the way in which we knew politics to work across the border," says Gladys McCormick, Jay and Debe Moskowitz Endowed Chair in Mexico-U.S. Relations. 

October 26, 2020

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