Mexico's New Politics

Maggs, John
July 2006
National Journal;7/15/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 28, p30
The article discusses the dispute over the result of Mexico's election which declared Felipe Calderon as president and its impact on the issue of the proposed immigration law by the U.S. House Committee. Calderon's opponent Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called for a nationwide protest to overturn the judgment. Any new penalties for illegal immigrants that would be imposed by the U.S. could uplift Lopez Obrador or impel Calderon to take an uncompromising position against the country. It provides information on the existing political system in Mexico.


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