Daily Border Bulletin Mexico’s Slim aims for U.S. Internet TV this year, Rep. Schiff seeks new penalties for gun trafficking

Your Daily Border Bulletin is up! Stories from today's border bulletin include:

Mexico’s Slim aims for U.S. Internet TV this year The richest man in the world looks to expand his multimedia empire into the United States by launching a new television station on line by the third business quarter of this year.

Rep. Adam Schiff seeks new penalties for gun traffickers  Rep. Schiff has announced that he intends to to draft legislation which will propose harsh penalties for straw man purchasers of guns that are smuggled into Mexico.

Immigration advocates march to support immigration reform In Florida activists marched against state passed anti-immigrant laws.

Also make sure to RSVP for our event on Tuesday, March 20th which will look into the economic impact tourism from Mexico has on the US economy, and offer suggestions for how best to increase it in the years ahead. At the event we will also be unveiling a new NPI report, Enhancing Mexican Tourism to the United States by Facilitating Gateways and Corridors.

Joining us for this lunch time discussion on March 20th will be:

Rep. Charlie Gonzalez - Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman, (TX- 20th)  
Erik Lee – Deputy Director, North American Center for Transborder Studies
Eduardo Chaillo - Executive Director, Mexico Tourism Board
David M. Huether -  Senior Vice President, Research, U.S. Travel Association