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Unformatted text preview: To the PRI, immigrants seemed like an embarrassment. To Fox, they were heroes who had overcome lots of hardships and succeed. 2 things happened: 1. he puts immigration on the agenda in a public and effective way. No one could remember when mexico was setting the foreign policy agenda with the US. Castaneda pushes harder in the US for immigration reform because fox cant do much in congress. Unfortunately all of their meetings with bush were done a few days before 9/11 so immigration is pulled down and ignored and iraq becomes their main goal. Immigration is ignored for now. Before 9/11, Castaneda pushes for UN seat, and the Mexican people push towards reform in foreign countries. After, everyone is opposed to go to war. the US wanted them to join them and be an ally, but the general public is against it. But Mexico wants reform in US! Odd situation. Aguilar died in a car accident....
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- Spring '09
- Vicente Fox, Jorge Castaneda Adolfo aguilar, Jorge Castaneda Adolfo