The New NAFTA

Written by: Rachel Watson The United States, Canada, and Mexico came to an agreement on September 30 to establish the new modifications of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which was a day before the deadline set under the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). The new agreement updates and modernizes NAFTA and is now referred…

Complicating the Debate: International Trade and Immigration in NAFTA Renegotiation

Written by: Ashley Levi The North American Free Trade Agreement, more commonly known as NAFTA, has been the subject of much discussion beginning with the 2018 presidential race and continuing well into President Trump’s first year in office. First created to develop clear guidelines for intracontinental trade with the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, the agreement…

The Evolution of Trump’s Tariff Proposal

Written by: Ryan Bergal Trump’s “America first” policy agenda surged to a new pinnacle of protectionism on Thursday, March 1st, when he announced a 25% tariff on all imported steel and a 10% tariff on all imported aluminum. Much speculation has risen since the announcement regarding the impacts of the steel and aluminum tariffs, and…