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Washington and the Future of the U.S.-Mexico Border

June 5, 2017
Washington and the Future of the U.S.-Mexico Border

How is the U.S.-Mexico relationship changing under President Donald Trump?

What will the impact be on the border region?

Join Americas Quarterly magazine and a panel of experts to debate the future of the bilateral relationship — and how it will affect trade, immigration, and the millions of people who live along the border.

The panel discussion and a reception will be from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 8 in the Foundation Room, 333 N. Oregon (across from San Jacinto Plaza).

Registration is from 4:30-5 p.m. June 8 in the Foundation Room,

The event will be held in partnership with the El Paso Community Foundation and the U.S.-Mexico Border Philanthropy Partnership. A reception will follow the discussion.

Confirmed speakers are:
• Karen Antebi, economic counselor, Mexico’s Trade and NAFTA Office
• Jon Barela, CEO, The Borderplex Alliance
• Alfredo Corchado, award-winning journalist, author, and Mexico bureau chief of the Dallas Morning News
• Alejandra de la Vega, head of the Innovation and Economic Development Department, State of Chihuahua
• Veronica Escobar, El Paso County judge
• Brian Winter, Editor-in-chief of Americas Quarterly; vice president of policy, Americas Society/Council of the Americas (moderator)

Press inquiries:, (212) 277-8384 or (212) 277-8333.

Americas Quarterly is the premier publication dedicated to politics, business, and culture in the Western Hemisphere, with a focus on Latin America. Americas Quarterly is an independent publication of Americas Society and Council of the Americas, which for more than 50 years have been dedicated to dialogue in our hemisphere.