Daily Border Bulletin - Tougher penalties would slow down illicit gun trade to Mexico, and more

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Tougher penalties would slow down the illicit gun trade to Mexico Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan and Congressman Adam Schiff of California cited statistics to instate firmer penalties against illegal gun traffickers and straw buyers at a forum hosted by NDN and the New Policy Institute, which got lots of national press atention.

Texas Senator supports local-federal partnerships to improve border crossings U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas announced he would introduce legislation to allow local governments to pay for infrastructure and staffing at border crossings when the federal government doesn’t have or can’t accept funding.

Michigan governor launches initiative to attract immigrants Governor Rick Snyder launched the Global Michigan Initiative to attract entrepreneurs and foreign talent to live, work, and invest in Michigan.