Oct 31, 2012 Exports from big states like Texas, California and Michigan have soared since the 1990s when the North American Free Trade Agreement opened U.S. markets to Mexico. But not every state has been as savvy promoting cross-border trade.
Mónica Ortiz Uribe
Oct 30, 2012 Every day, more than a billion dollars worth of goods moves across the border between Mexico and the U.S. But customs wait times are inconsistent, which is a problem for manufacturers.
Oct 29, 2012 It's been 20 years since NAFTA was signed. These days, the mantra is that more manufacturing plants in Mexico should be good for the U.S.
Oct 29, 2012 In 1992, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was signed. In the two decades since, the number of people living illegally in the U.S. has nearly quadrupled.
Oct 18, 2012 Florida tomato farmers are pushing the Obama administration to end a 16-year-old tomato import agreement with Mexico. Critics smell election-year pandering and worry about Mexican retaliation against other U.S. industries.
Oct 16, 2012 With no public money for a celebration of Louisiana's bicentennial, the state has turned to merchandise sales -- including two firearms.
Oct 11, 2012 This week Mexican marines took out the leader of one of Mexico's most powerful drug gangs, the Zetas. There's some hope this might disrupt their reign of terror there and open up cross-border business and trade.
Oct 9, 2012 The Illinois County that includes Chicago wants to help cover the costs of the city's rising gun violence by taxing ammunition.
Oct 9, 2012 A University of Texas law student in Austin has a plan to make firearms available to absolutely everyone, but is it legal?
Sep 10, 2012 Relatives of victims murdered in Mexico travel the U.S. to persuade gun dealers to stop selling assault weapons.