U.S.-Mexico Foundation

Press Releases

Below find recent U.S.-Mexico Foundation press releases.

Call for EL SUEÑO MEXICANO program

May 07, 2018
The US-Mexico Foundation (USMF), Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs (SRE), Institute for Mexicans Abroad (IME) and the Mexican National Commission for the Development of Indigenous Peoples (CDI), cordially invite you to collaborate as an intern in the initiative: El Sueño Mexicano 2018 Read More

Call for DREAMers and Mexican Americans to apply for a life-changing trip to Mexico

May 09, 2017
U.S.A, May 9, 2017.- The U.S.-Mexico Foundation (USMF) is happy to announce the 2017 application of the Dreamers Without Borders Program!  Read More

The USMF to host the premiere screening of BEYOND BORDERS

September 21, 2016
New York, NY—September 2016 —The U.S.-Mexico Foundation (USMF) is pleased to host the New York premier of the film Beyond Borders on October 4th. Read More

1000 Girls 1000 Futures Graduation Ceremony

July 29, 2016
New York, NY. July 29, 2016 -- The U.S.-Mexico Foundation (USMF) is proud to announce the conclusion of the first year of "1,000 Girls -1,000 Futures," a STEM mentorship program for female high school students implemented in Mexico by the USMF in collaboration with the Secretaria de Educación Publica from the State of Puebla (SEP) and the New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS). Read More

The USMF applauds Ambassador Carlos Sada’s assumption of duties

June 22, 2016
Last month, the U.S.-Mexico Foundation (USMF) applauded Ambassador Carlos Sada’s arrival in Washington D.C. to begin his duties as Mexico’s new Ambassador to the United States. Ambassador Sada arrives at the post with 25 years of experience in the diplomatic service in the U.S. and a strong appreciation of the opportunities of the binational relationship and the contributions and potential of the Mexican community in the United States. Read More

“Announcing partnership between USMF and Mexican Hometown associations”

June 17, 2016
(CHICAGO) – The U.S.-Mexico Foundation (USMF), Casa Michoacan, Casa Guerrero, Centro Jalisco en Chicago, Casa Puebla, Casa Guanajuato, the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights and the IME are happy to announce the 2016 Delegation of the Dreamers without Borders Program.  Read More

“Announcing the 2016 delegation of USMF’s “Dreamers without Borders” Program”

June 08, 2016
New York, N.Y., June 8, 2016.- The U.S.-Mexico Foundation (USMF) and the Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores (SRE) through the Instituto de los Mexicanos en el Exterior (IME) are happy to announce the 2016 Delegation of the Dreamers without Borders Program. Read More

The USMF applauds the Confirmation of Roberta Jacobson as US ambassador to Mexico

April 26, 2016
On Thursday, April 29th, the U.S.-Mexico Foundation (USMF) applauded the United States Senate’s confirmation of Ambassador Roberta Jacobson, a 30-year veteran of the US State Department who most recently served as Assistant Secretary for North America, as the new US ambassador to Mexico. Rebeca Vargas, President & CEO of the USMF mentioned: “We are extremely pleased with Ambassador Jacobson’s confirmation. The Embassy in Mexico is of strategic importance and deserves a leader of her caliber. We look forward to her leadership in this pos Read More

Programa Aulas sin Frontera 2016

April 21, 2016
México, D.F. al 21 de abril de 2016 – Se anuncia la versión 2016 del Programa “Aulas sin Frontera”, el intercambio de profesionales entre las organizaciones de Teach For America y Enseña por México. El evento es presidido por el Subsecretario para América del Norte José Paulo Carreño King, Rebeca Vargas, Presidenta & CEO de la U.S. - Mexico Foundation; Rodrigo García Estebarena, VP y Director General de Western Union México y Erik Ramírez, CEO de Enseña por México. Read More

“Una Vida, Dos Paises” Premier

March 24, 2016
New York, NY—On Thursday, March 24th, 2016 the new documentary “Una Vidas, Dos Paises” will premier in New York City. The documentary, created by Professor Tatyana Kleyn, Director of the Bilingual Education Department at CUNY and funded by the USMF, shows, through personal stories and statistics, the challenges and opportunities faced by children and youths who were born or grew up in the United States but have returned to Mexico with their families.  Read More

USMF Signs Agreement with RGM on Binational Mentorship

March 15, 2016
The U.S.-Mexico Foundation signs agreement on binational mentorship programs with the New York Chapter of the Red Global de Mexicanos Read More


March 04, 2016
Nueva York, Nueva York – 4 de marzo del 2016 – La U.S.-México Foundation (USMF) y la Red Global de Mexicanos Calificados en el Exterior, Capítulo de Nueva York (Red Global MX) anunciaron hoy una alianza para colaborar en implementar programas de mentoria en apoyo a estudiantes y emprendedores Mexicanos. El anuncio se dio en el Consulado General de Mexico en Nueva York, teniendo a la Embajadora Sandra Fuentes-Berain, Consul General de Mexico en Nueva York como testigo de honor. Read More

U.S.-Mexico Foundation announces “Los Otros Dreamers” book tour

September 16, 2015
The U.S.-Mexico Foundation (USMF) is proud to announce a binational tour to present the book “Los Otros Dreamers” (The Other Dreamers) in collaboration with its grantee Dream in Mexico and the author Jill Anderson. Read More

U.S.-Mexico Foundation announces the launch of the “1,000 Girls – 1,000 Futures” program in Mexico

September 11, 2015
Through the USMF’s sponsorship, Mexico is being added to the NYAS’ Global STEM Alliance. In this first stage, 61 Mexican high school students will participate in the program with the aim of supporting and inspiring their entry into College to study in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Read More

The U.S.-Mexico Foundation Commends the Nomination of Roberta Jacobson as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico

June 02, 2015
The U.S.-Mexico Foundation (USMF) commends President Barack H. Obama for the nomination of Roberta S. Jacobson as United States Ambassador to Mexico. Ms. Jacobson has led a highly distinguished career in public service and has a high degree of familiarity with Mexico and the broad portfolio of social, political and economic issues that make the U.S-Mexico relationship such an important one for both countries.  Read More


February 21, 2014
The U.S.-Mexico Foundation is proud to have brought the Teach for America/Teach for All model to Mexico by supporting Enseña por México (Teach for Mexico) and its expansion into five new states. For the first time, Enseña por México (EPM) has opened 60 teaching positions for Latino college graduates to teach in Mexico for a period of two years. EPM professionals will focus on teaching English and/or STEM courses in a public school in Mexico.  Read More

U.S.-Mexico Foundation Takes U.S. Delegation to the 4th Annual Latin America Impact Investment Forum

February 21, 2014
As part of its core mission to build strategic bi-national partnerships, the USMF hosted a delegation of 10 Americans, most of Mexican descent, as participants in the Fourth Annual Latin America Impact Investment Forum. The 10 delegates were selected due to their role as leaders and investors in enterprises committed to social and community development.  Read More

USMF Mexican American Leadership Initiative (MALI) Honors Hillary Rodham Clinton in Los Angeles

November 16, 2013
LOS ANGELES, CA – On Saturday, November 9th, the U.S.-Mexico Foundation’s (USMF) Mexican American Leadership Initiative (MALI) honored former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton at its second annual MALI Awards event. The 2013 MALI Awards Brunch was attended by over 400 of the most prominent national Latino leaders throughout the United States, featuring former Cabinet Secretaries Carlos Gutierrez (Commerce) and Henry Cisneros (HUD), as well as Monica Lozano, CEO of ImpreMedia and Publisher of La Opinión newspaper in Los Angeles. Secretaries Gutierrez and Cisneros are members of the USMF Board of Directors. Cisneros and Lozano are among the founders of MALI. The MALI Hermandad Award is presented annually to outstanding leaders who have advanced the Foundation’s goal of building bridges of understanding and constructive partnerships between the people of the United States and Mexico that enhance opportunity for the people of Mexico. Read More

MALI Founders Participate in High Level Economic Dialogue with VP Biden

September 25, 2013
On Friday, September 20th, the U.S.-Mexico Foundation’s (USMF) Mexican American Leadership Initiative (MALI) was invited to participate in a conversation with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and secretaries of both governments as part of a gathering of stakeholders prior to the bi-national HLED meeting. The governments of the U.S. and Mexico recognize that only through broad public engagement can both countries achieve their economic and development goals. Read More

P2P group from San Antonio returns to Chiapas

May 20, 2013
Henry Cisneros leads second trip to Chiapas with leaders from San Antonio, Texas to Strengthen ties between communities in both countries Read More

U.S. Mexico Foundation Honors Legacy of Ignacio E. Lozano, founder of La Prensa, in Dolores Hidalgo,

September 19, 2012
Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato MX – Yesterday the U.S.-Mexico Foundation (USMF), represented by its President and CEO, Martha Smith, trustees and staff, held a ceremony at the Elementary School Escuela del Centenario, to honor Ignacio E. Lozano and to present a gift to the school along with several partner organizations. Read More

USMF Participates in Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society Hosted by Secretary Hillary Clinton

August 01, 2012
Washington, D.C.- On May 16th, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, along with Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Tara Sonenshine, hosted a Global Town Hall with Civil Society Representatives. Martha H. Smith, USMF President and CEO, was in attendance alongside numerous dignitaries from over 40 countries and U.S. government officials.  Read More

USMF Participates in 2012 State Department and IdEA Global Diaspora Forum

July 27, 2012
WASHINGTON, D.C.- On Thursday, July 25th through Friday the 26th, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and the U.S. Department of State hosted the 2012 Global Diaspora Forum (GDF), an annual celebration of America’s diaspora communities.  Read More

Roberta S. Jacobson Sworn in as Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs

May 18, 2012
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday afternoon the U.S.-Mexico Foundation (USMF) attended the swearing-in ceremony of Roberta S. Jacobson as Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs. Read More


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