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Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 17:47

This testimony provides preliminary observations on (1) the extent to which DHS reported progress in achieving operational control–Border Patrol was able to detect, respond, and interdict crossborder illegal activity–of the southwest border; (2) the e

Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 16:51

Covers recent trends in Mexican migration to the United States, and U.S. laws that apply.

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 15:46

We examined how the U.S. funding and resources provided to Colombia have been used, and what challenges remain in securing the pipeline.

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 15:46

Reviews U.S. role in counternarcotics operations; support to promote Panama's economic, political, and social development; and a proposed bilateral free trade agreement (FTA)

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 15:46

This report expresses U.S. concerns about human rights, Venezuela's military arms purchases, its relations with Cuba and Iran, and its efforts to export its brand of populism to other Latin American countries.

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 15:46

Cuba's retention on the terrorism list has received more attention in recent years in light of increased support for legislative initiatives to lift some U.S. sanctions under the current economic embargo. Should U.S. restrictions be lifted, a variety of trade and aid restrictions would remain in place because of Cuba's retention on the terrorism list

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 15:42

In 2006, the United States created two new programs, authorized in Sections 1206 and 1207 of the Fiscal Year 2006 National Defense Authorization Act, to respond to the threats of global terrorism and instability. This report addresses the extent to which

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 15:42

This report provides an overview of U.S. relations with Latin America and the Caribbean and focuses on the role of Congress and congressional concerns.

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 15:42

The Department of State (State) manages the Initiative while other U.S. agencies play key roles in implementation. This testimony addresses (1) the status of M&eacuterida program implementation; (2) State's strategy for implementation; and (3) coordination me

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 15:42

This report focuses on the interactions between Mexico and the United States on migration and border issues during the administrations of President George W. Bush and President Vicente Fox of Mexico.

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