Nelson Balido Archive
Published June 13, 2013
Lawmakers should be especially sensitive to calls to install an exit control system at our land border crossings with Canada and Mexico.
Published May 23, 2013
If we want to achieve better results, then our Border Patrol and law enforcement need better tools, according to Nelson Balido.
Published April 30, 2013
Buried deep in the president’s budget there is language directing to carry out a study of the potential impacts of collecting a border crossing fee on pedestrians and private vehicles.
Published April 23, 2013
In the span of just two weeks, two major events in Washington could have profoundly positive effects on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Published April 08, 2013
Crafting a comprehensive immigration reform gets even harder with its provision that U.S. borders be verified as secure before any plan to legalize the undocumented.
Published March 29, 2013
Now that it looks like sequestration is going to be here for at least the near future, let’s take advantage of it.
Published March 17, 2013
In a world that is becoming increasingly interconnected and where trade equals survival, we are incredibly fortunate to be at the top of the trade ladder.
Published February 26, 2013
Border agencies' employees could get furloughed for 12 to 14 days, which could lead to increased waiting times at crossings.
Published February 16, 2013
This is an administration that fully understands that, as Asia’s position as a desirable manufacturing location begins to slip, Mexico is primed to seize an opportunity for real job growth.
Published February 02, 2013
In this column want to touch on the connection between guns in America and our proximity to Mexico and cartel violence in that country.