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Relevant news concerning the region belonging to California and Baja California’s border.
Noticias relevantes relacionadas a la región perteneciente a la frontera de California y Baja California.

February, 2018

  • 25 February

    USCIS Strengthens Protections to Combat H-1B Abuses

    Clarifies Policy on Requirements for Third-Party Worksite H-1B Petitions WASHINGTON—The H-1B visa program generally allows a foreign employee to work for a specific sponsoring American employer. As is true in many employment situations, the location of work can change. USCIS has published a policy memorandum making clear that USCIS may …

  • 24 February

    5th Annual Taste of the Valley Scholarship Fundraiser

    By: Diana Moreno, SDSU Assistant Director of Development & Community Affairs San Diego State University Imperial Valley (SDSU IV), will host its 5th Annual Taste of the Valley Scholarship Fundraiser on Friday, April 6, 2018, at the campus Rollie Carrillo Quad at 6:30 PM. Over 500 business, civic and community …

  • 24 February

    IID and community receive update on Colorado River

    -Editorial Many interested community members attended a public workshop held at the Imperial Irrigation District boardroom on January 30, to hear about the laws and agreements that govern the Colorado River. The presentation was led by noted water attorney Charles DuMars. The focus of the workshop was to provide, within …

  • 23 February

    MEXICALI, NATIONAL LEADER IN MEDICAL INDUSTRY

    -With an investment of more than 120 million dollars, Medline Industries, Inc. starts construction of a plant in Mexicali that will generate more than 3 thousand direct jobs. -It positions Mexicali as a national leader in the medical industry. With an investment of more than 120 million dollars, on February …

  • 23 February

    Calexico Brewing Company Opens Its Doors

    -Editorial The dream of three Calexico young entrepreneurs has become a reality with the opening of the Calexico Brewing Company this month. Craft beer has been getting a lot of momentum in the binational region having several tasting rooms open in the Imperial Valley, Mexicali, and San Diego. Many craft …

  • 23 February

    NAFTA moves forward in 2018

    By: Dr. Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD). – Automotive content rules in NAFTA. The seventh round of NAFTA will take place from February 25 to March 5 in Mexico City. Rules of origin is one of the most discussed topics in conversations. “The rules for automotive content, one of the most …

  • 22 February

    WOMEN WHO LIVE FOUNDATION AND SUPER CHIVAS IN DONATION CAMPAIGN

    The donation campaign started by the company Súper Chivas in favor of the Mujeres Que Viven Foundation (Women who live). For the second year in a row, the distinguished clients of this Super Market, will be contributing their donations in their purchases, for the needs of the FMQV. “Since last …

  • 19 February

    The economy of Baja California and Mexico grew in the last year

    By: Alejandro Díaz-Bautista, Economist (PhD) Against all odds, Mexico’s economy has growth in the first year of Trump. One year after Trump took office, NAFTA remains in place. When Trump won the election a year ago, the Mexican peso fell by approximately 11%. A year later, the Mexican economy is …

  • 18 February

    Remembering Carlos E. Figari

    By: Katie Beth Luna, City of Brawley, CA Chamber of Commerce Director Fighting for the underdog, helping the little guy and going above and beyond was the only way Carlos E. Figari knew how to do his job as the Director of the Small Business Development Center in Imperial Valley …

  • 15 February

    CANACINTRA MEXICALI STRESSES POSITIVE INVESTMENT IMPACT IN THE STATE OF BAJA CALIFORNIA DESPITE UNCERTAINTY WITH NAFTA

    -Editorial With three weeks in his new role, in an interview with Beyond Borders Gazette, the current president of Canacintra Mexicali, Eugenio Lagarde, shared his opinion in relation to the statement released by Coparmex after spreading in a press conference that only 9.4% of entrepreneurs in the state of Baja …

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