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Posted on: August 24, 2018

Meeting with RAI-N and City Leadership for New Website Tab on Cross Border Initiatives

  • Meeting with RAI-N and City Leadership for New Website Tab on Cross Border Initiatives
  • Douglas, Arizona 6/25/2018

Description: City leadership and Ramirez Advisors Inter-National team meet with the city’s IT Manager to create website tab on cross ...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Meeting with Potential Land Developer for Business Expansion in Douglas

  • Meeting with Potential Land Developer for Business Expansion in Douglas 
  • Phoenix, Arizona 6/20/2018

Description: President of Ramirez Advisors Inter-National meets with land developer to discuss potential business expansion in Dou...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit

  • Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit 
  • Tucson, Arizona 6/14/18-6/15/18

Description: Arizona-Mexico Commission host’s binational summit, which was attended by 800 business leaders and policy makers from Arizona and Mexico. Among the Su...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Border Mayors Panel at Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit

  • Border Mayors Panel at Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit 
  • Tucson, Arizona 6/14/18

Description: Border mayors discuss investment, job creation, and business opportunities on a panel at the Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit in Tucson. Mayor Ur...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Transportation Infrastructure and Ports Committee Meeting at AMC Summit

  • Transportation Infrastructure and Ports Committee Meeting at AMC Summit 
  • Tucson, Arizona 6/14/18

Description: Mayor Uribe and City Manager Russell present on Douglas border crossing initiatives at the Transportation Infrastructure and Port...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Border Communities Marketing Strategy Meeting with ACA, ADOT, AMC, AOT

  • Border Communities Marketing Strategy Meeting with ACA, ADOT, AMC, AOT 
  • Tucson, Arizona 6/15/18

Description: The Arizona-Mexico Commission, Arizona Department of Transportation, Arizona Commerce Authority, and Arizona Office of Tourism mee...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Arizona Border Congressional Briefing

  • Arizona Border Congressional Briefing 
  • Tucson, Arizona 6/14/18

Description: Border communities and stakeholders engage in constructive and informative dialogue with key staff members from both the House and Senate delegations. 10 of the 11...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Texas A&M Agribusiness and Infrastructure Prioritization Effort

  • Texas A&M Agribusiness and Infrastructure Prioritization Effort 
  • Tucson, Arizona 5/31/18

Description: The US Department of Agriculture and Texas A&M University meet to discuss cost/benefit analysis methodology for transportation in...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 24, 2018

BUILD Grant Informational Meeting with USDOT

  • BUILD Grant Informational Meeting with USDOT
  • Tucson, Arizona 5/31/18

Description: The Deputy Director of the Office of Infrastructure Finance and Innovation with the US Department of Transportation met with the border communities to answer question...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 24, 2018

RAI-N Update on Border Crossing Initiatives to the Douglas City Council

  • RAI-N Update on Border Crossing Initiatives to the Douglas City Council 
  • Douglas, Arizona 5/8/18-5/9/18

Description: President of Ramirez Advisors Inter-National meets with current and incoming members of Council to provide an update on al...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 24, 2018

RAI-N Update on Border Crossing Initiatives to the DREDC

  • RAI-N Update on Border Crossing Initiatives to the DREDC 
  • Douglas, Arizona 5/8/18-5/9/18
  • Description: President of Ramirez Advisors Inter-National meets with the Douglas Regional Economic Development Council to provide an update on all bor...
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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Meeting with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on NAFTA Negotiations

  • Meeting with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on NAFTA Negotiations 
  • Washington D.C. 4/11/18

Description: Senator Jeff Flake and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer host a meeting with Arizona business leaders to discuss the...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Meeting with Mexico’s Ambassador to the United States on NAFTA Renegotiations

  • Meeting with Mexico’s Ambassador to the United States on NAFTA Renegotiations
  • Washington D.C. 4/11/18

Description: Mexico’s Ambassador to the US, Geronimo Gutierrez, provides insights on the status of NAFTA negotiations and disc...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Arizona-Mexico Corridor Study Update and Stakeholder Meeting

  • Arizona-Mexico Corridor Study Update and Stakeholder Meeting
  • Tucson, Arizona 4/4/18

Description: Arizona Department of Transportation hosts a mid-project update on the Arizona-Mexico Corridor Study, which surveys the flow of freight and commerce al...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 17, 2018

GSA Hosts Stakeholder Meeting on Feasibility Study for Port of Entry

  • GSA Hosts Stakeholder Meeting on Feasibility Study for Port of Entry
  • Douglas, Arizona 3/28/18

Description: General Services Administration hosts stakeholder meeting and announces the timeline for the feasibility study—A critical step for ...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 17, 2018

US-Mexico Joint Working Committee on Transportation

  • US-Mexico Joint Working Committee on Transportation 
  • Tijuana, Mexico 3/6/18-3/7/18

 Description: Arizona border communities participate in the US-Mexico Joint Working Committee to develop a cohesive binational transportation plan ...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Governor’s International State of the State

  • Governor’s International State of the State
  • Scottsdale, Arizona 2/21/18

 Description: Governor Doug Ducey and guests Carlos Manuel Sada Solana, Mexico’s Undersecretary for North America and David MacNaughton, Canada’s ...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 17, 2018

RAI-N Update on Border Crossing Initiatives to the Douglas City Council

  • RAI-N Update on Border Crossing Initiatives to the Douglas City Council 
  • Douglas, Arizona 2/14/18

 Description: President of Ramirez Advisors Inter-National provides an update to Douglas City Council on cross border initiatives. L...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 17, 2018

RAI-N Update on Border Crossing Initiatives to IDA

  • RAI-N Update on Border Crossing Initiatives to IDA  
  • Douglas, Arizona 2/14/18

Description: President of Ramirez Advisors Inter-National provides an update to Industrial Development Authority on cross border initiatives. Link to the present...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 17, 2018

RAI-N Update on Border Crossing Initiatives to the DREDC

  • RAI-N Update on Border Crossing Initiatives to the DREDC 
  • Douglas, Arizona 2/14/18

Description: President of Ramirez Advisors Inter-National provides an update to Douglas Regional Economic Development Corporation on cross border initiative...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Visit to Douglas by Governor Doug Ducey

  • Visit to Douglas by Governor Doug Ducey 
  • Douglas, Arizona 12/6/17

Description: Governor Ducey and his staff visit Douglas for luncheon, port tour with Arizona Department of Transportation and Customs and Border Protection, and meetings wit...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit

  • Arizona-Mexico Commission Summit 

Sonora, Mexico 11/30/18-12/1/17

Description: Arizona-Mexico Commission host’s binational summit, which was attended by over 500 business leaders and policy makers from Arizona and Mexico. Douglas...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Mayor Uribe Receives Certificate of Recognition for Leadership and Support of ADOT’s Border Liaison

  • Mayor Uribe Receives Certificate of Recognition for Leadership and Support of ADOT’s Border Liaison Unit

 Description: Chief Tim Lane and Mark Sanders of the Arizona Department of Transportation award Mayor Uribe with a certific...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Visit to Douglas by Juan Ciscomani, Senior Advisor to the Governor (Nov)

  • Visit to Douglas by Juan Ciscomani, Senior Advisor to the Governor 
  • Douglas, Arizona 11/20/17
  • Description: Senior Advisor tours the Raul H. Castro port of entry with city leadership and port director.
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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Governor’s Luncheon with Mexico’s Ambassador to the United States

  • Governor’s Luncheon with Mexico’s Ambassador to the United States 
  • 11/8/17

Description: Governor Ducey host's luncheon with Mexico’s Ambassador to the United States, Geronimo Gutierrez, to discuss trade, touri...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

US-Mexico Binational Bridges and Border Crossings Meeting

  • US-Mexico Binational Bridges and Border Crossings Meeting 
  • Hermosillo, Mexico 10/23/17-10/24/17

 Description: Delegates from the US and Mexico federal governments with state and local officials meet to discuss planning and operations for i...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Douglas Border Business Plan completion

  • Douglas Border Business Plan completion 
  • 10/20/17

Description: The community’s rich history and culture, economic drivers, and strategic border location make Douglas a good location for business investment. Link to the Douglas Border Busi...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Visit to Douglas by the Director of Arizona’s Film Office

  • Visit to Douglas by the Director of Arizona’s Film Office
  • Douglas, Arizona 10/11/17

Description: Matthew Earl Jones, Director of Arizona’s Film Office, visits Douglas to tour the city, discuss potential film opportunities, and p...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

US-Mexico Joint Working Committee on Transportation

  • US-Mexico Joint Working Committee on Transportation
  • Phoenix, Arizona 9/26/17

 Description: Arizona border communities participate in the US-Mexico Joint Working Committee to develop a cohesive binational transportation plan for the border

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Welcome Reception for New United States’ Consuls to Sonora, Mexico

  • Welcome Reception for New United States’ Consuls to Sonora, Mexico 
  • Tucson, Arizona 9/19/17

Description: The Arizona Mexico Commission hosted a welcome reception for the New United States’ Consuls in Sonora, Mexico. At ...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

City Leadership Conducts Site Visit with State of Sonora to Define New Port Location

  • City Leadership Conducts Site Visit with State of Sonora to Define New Port Location
  • Douglas, Arizona 9/9/17 
Description: City leadership meets with Sonora officials and private landowner at the border to discuss the location for a new co...
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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

IBIQ Certification Course by ADOT for Commercial Truck Drivers

  • IBIQ Certification Course by ADOT for Commercial Truck Drivers
  • Douglas, Arizona 9/7/17

Description: Arizona Department of Transportation hosts Safety IBIQ Seminar for commercial truck drivers to learn more about compliance and avoid fines to keep r...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

UNIVISON Interview on Douglas Port of Entry Projects

  • UNIVISON Interview on Douglas Port of Entry Projects 
  • Douglas, Arizona 9/7/17

Description: UNIVISION interviews city leadership to discuss the port of entry projects and the economic impacts it will have on the communityLink to ...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Meeting with Senator Flake and Assistant Commissioner of CBP on Port Staffing

  • Meeting with Senator Flake and Assistant Commissioner of CBP on Port Staffing 
  • Tucson, Arizona 8/22/17

Description: Senator Flake hosts a meeting with the Assistant Commissioner, Office of Human Resource Management, Customs and Border Prot...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Economic Roundtable Discussion with Local and State Entities

  • Economic Roundtable Discussion with Local and State Entities 
  • Douglas, Arizona 7/19/17

Discussion: Stakeholder meeting to identify economic opportunities for Douglas, which will be incorporated in the Douglas Border Business Case. ...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

RAI-N Update on Border Crossing Initiatives to the Douglas City Council

  • RAI-N Update on Border Crossing Initiatives to the Douglas City Council 
  • Douglas, Arizona 7/12/17

Description: President of Ramirez Advisors Inter-National provides an update to Douglas City Council on cross border initiatives. Click the link for t...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Binational Planning Meeting at Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

  • Binational Planning Meeting at Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Mexico City, Mexico 6/12/17

Description: Technical session on all Arizona-Sonora port of entry projects at Mexico’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

RAI-N Update on Border Crossing Initiatives to the Global Chamber

  • RAI-N Update on Border Crossing Initiatives to the Global Chamber 
  • Scottsdale, Arizona 6/9/17

Description: President of Ramirez Advisors Inter-National provides an update on port of entry projects during meeting and web conference discussi...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Arizona Border Congressional Briefing

  • Arizona Border Congressional Briefing 
  • Phoenix, Arizona 5/19/17
  • Description: Border communities and stakeholders engage in constructive and informative dialogue with key staff members from both the House and Senate delegations. Click the l...
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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Arizona-Sonora Border Mayors Forum

  • Arizona-Sonora Border Mayors Forum 
  • Phoenix, Arizona 4/28/17

Description: Mayors from Arizona and Sonora meet with state and local entities to discuss economic development, tourism and logistics opportunities and investments. The Arizona-Mexico Com...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Douglas Port of Entry Stakeholder Meeting

  • Douglas Port of Entry Stakeholder Meeting
  • Douglas, Arizona 4/27/17

Description: First stakeholder meeting on the Douglas port of entry to discuss the need to modernize the existing port and build a new one to the west to relocate all commercial operations o...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Gain Congressional Support for Douglas Port of Entry Projects

  • Gain Congressional Support for Douglas Port of Entry Projects
  • 4/27/17

Description: Congresswoman McSally sent a letter to the Secretary of Homeland Secretary of Homeland Security and the Commissioner of CBP urging for the federal government to &...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Arizona Public Media Interview on Douglas Port of Entry projects

  • Arizona Public Media Interview on Douglas Port of Entry projects
  • 4/18/17

Description: Arizona Public Media interviews Mayor of Douglas on cross border initiatives. Click the link to view Douglas Mayor Sees Bright Prospects in Port of Entry: https://news.azp...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 15, 2018

Visit to Douglas by Juan Ciscomani, Senior Advisor to the Governor

  • Visit to Douglas by Juan Ciscomani, Senior Advisor to the Governor 

Douglas, Arizona 4/11/17

Description: Mayor Uribe hosts a meeting with Governor’s Senior Advisor, Juan Ciscomani, and Director of Southern Arizona, Becky Freeman, to disc...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities
Posted on: August 15, 2018

US-Mexico Joint Working Committee Meeting on Transportation

  • US-Mexico Joint Working Committee Meeting on Transportation

Mexico City, Mexico 3/29/17-3/30/17

Description: Arizona border communities participate in the US-Mexico Joint Working Committee to develop a cohesive binational transportation plan for th...

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Border Crossing Initiatives - Activities