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“Contested Terrain” Workshop Examines Undocumented Migration and Enforcement at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Event: Workshop: “Contested Terrain: Undocumented Migration and Enforcement at the U.S.-Mexico Border” When: Monday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Where: Conference Room, Second Floor, Benson Library. A map is available online. Background: Hundreds of thousands of unauthorized people continue to cross the border annually. U.S. government responses have included doubling the size of the Border…   » Continue Reading

Women Who Obtain Birth Control Over the Counter in Mexico More Likely to Continue Use, New Research Shows

Women who obtain oral contraceptives over the counter in Mexico are likely to stay on the birth control pill longer than those who obtain pills by prescription at U.S. clinics, according to a study by researchers from two University of Texas campuses, Ibis Reproductive Health and New York University.

LBJ School Professor Awarded $100,000 Ford Foundation Grant for Sustainable Housing Research

Peter Ward, the C.B. Smith Sr. Centennial Chair in U.S.-Mexico Relations and professor at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Ford Foundation for research on sustainable housing policy and policy development for self-help in the Texas colonias, residential…   » Continue Reading

University of Texas at Austin Experts Help Shape Border Debate

As Americans continue to debate immigration reform, border enforcement and Arizona's recent legislation, experts from The University of Texas at Austin are offering their views on these issues through a series of online videos.

Former U.S. Diplomat Shares Insider’s View on Investing in Latin America

Event: Former U.S. Ambassador Hector E. Morales Jr. will speak with Houston-area investors about the economic climate in Latin America and investment opportunities in the region. A leading Latin American scholar, a journalist and a business leader will join Morales on a panel that will discuss the region's economy.

Convenience Drives U.S. Women To Buy Over-The-Counter Contraception in Mexico, Study Finds

American women who live along the U.S.-Mexico border frequently buy over-the-counter oral contraceptives from Mexican pharmacies because they don't need a prescription and can send a friend to pick up the pills, according to a study by researchers from two University of Texas campuses and Ibis Reproductive Health. The research, conducted in the El Paso-Juarez…   » Continue Reading