diversification http://kgou.org en World Views: September 27, 2013 http://kgou.org/post/world-views-september-27-2013 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Over the last decade, the foreign-born population in Mexico has nearly doubled, and the country is turning into an immigrant destination. Suzette Grillot</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;talks with University of Oklahoma Latin America scholar <a href="http://www.ou.edu/content/cis/ias/faculty/alan-mcpherson.html">Alan McPherson</a> about the new dynamics of migration in our southern neighbor.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Later, a conversation with environmental journalist Emma Marris. She writes about &ldquo;assisted migration&rdquo; - deliberately helping plants and animals colonize new habitats.</span></p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 21:30:00 +0000 Brian Hardzinski & Suzette Grillot 14337 at http://kgou.org World Views: September 27, 2013 How Mexico Is Becoming An Economic Powerhouse And Immigrant Destination http://kgou.org/post/how-mexico-becoming-economic-powerhouse-and-immigrant-destination <p></p><p>Over the last decade, the foreign-born population in Mexico has nearly doubled, and the country is turning into an immigrant destination &ndash; especially for American citizens.</p><p><a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/09/22/world/americas/for-migrants-new-land-of-opportunity-is-mexico.html?pagewanted=all&amp;_r=1&amp;"><em>The New York Times</em> reported Sunday</a> that International Monetary Fund data shows Mexico&rsquo;s economy outpaced the United States, Canada and Brazil in 2011 and 2012.</p><p>University of Oklahoma International and Area Studies Professor <a href="http://www.ou.edu/content/cis/ias/faculty/alan-mcpherson.html">Alan McPherson</a> is an expert on U.S.-Latin America relations. He says Mexico&rsquo;s economy is more diverse than it&rsquo;s ever been, but there&rsquo;s a downside to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and other aspects of globalization.</p><p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 17:05:34 +0000 Brian Hardzinski 14335 at http://kgou.org How Mexico Is Becoming An Economic Powerhouse And Immigrant Destination