August 28, 2012
Saying “we are all border-landers,” Alan Bersin told members of the U.S.-Mexico Border Mayors Association on Friday that the number of ports of entry between the two countries needs to more than double to 100.
Bersin—the former superintendent of San Diego Unified School District now serving as the assistant secretary of international affairs for the Department of Homeland Security—kicked off the third binational summit of the U.S.-Mexico Border Mayors Association alongside San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders and Tijuana Mayor Carlos Bustamante.
Bersin spoke to a group of 22 mayors—13 from the U.S. and nine from Mexico—and said the relationships formed between the two countries will shape the “future” of the North American economy.
This article was posted: Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at 2:25 pm
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