For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
January 11, 2002
Gov Ridge to Travel to Mexico
Statement by the Press Secretary
During a meeting today with Mexico's Foreign Secretary, the Director of Homeland Security, Tom Ridge, discussed the strong ongoing cooperation between U.S. and Mexican officials aimed at ensuring our shared border protects the physical security and economic wellbeing of both countries. Governor Ridge will lead a delegation to Mexico in early March to continue discussions with Mexico on creating a safe and smart border for the 21st century that facilitates the legitimate flow of goods and people between the United States and Mexico.