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Luisa M. del Rosal

Executive director, SMU Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center

Luisa M. del Rosal is the executive director of the SMU Mission Foods Texas-Mexico Center.

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Texas, Mexico and the reality of economic partnership

The rhetoric of fear threatens to reverse the long-standing, successful economic relationship between Texas and Mexico. With intertwined economies skyrocketing since the 1994 enactment of NAFTA, a strong border relationship between Texas and Mexico has resulted in five million American jobs and a Texas surplus in trade for goods and services with Mexico.