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USMEX is a go-to source for rigorous academic research that can be applied to the creation, implementation and evaluation of public policy. The research priorities at the center cover a range of issues affecting economic, social and political relations between Mexico and the U.S. Many research findings are integrated into the classroom curricula and provide students with practical field experience.


Learn about a survey project designed to measure public opinion about topics of security, corruption, trust in institutions, political efficacy, accountability and human rights.

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Discover projects underway dealing with immigration policies, migrants arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border seeking humanitarian protection, the asylum process and more.

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Learn about projects underway ranging from the opium and heroin production crisis, to mapping criminal organizations, to the Mexico Violence Resource Project and more.

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Discover both upcoming and published publications in the form of books, papers, published studies and reports as well as work being conducted by many of our policy forums.

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