The Wall Street Journal, 2/24/2013
During the 2012 Republican presidential primary, Mitt Romney recommended “self-deportation” for undocumented workers. President Obama seems to be aiming for the same outcome by perpetuating economic malaise. Migrants who can’t find work are likely to go home on their own.
Can newly inaugurated Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, of the PRI (Institutional Revolutionary Party), do any better by the Mexican people? Last week I sat down with MIT-educated Finance Minister Luis Videgaray, who is widely viewed as the economic brains of the Peña Nieto operation, to try to find out.