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Mexico proposes border sales tax hike




Jorge Andrés Velasquez Gomez, from Guadalajara, flew to Tijuana to cross the border and shop at the Las Americas outlet mall in San Ysidro, Calif.
Jorge Andrés Velasquez Gomez, from Guadalajara, flew to Tijuana to cross the border and shop at the Las Americas outlet mall in San Ysidro, Calif.
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Mexico's Congress may soon hike the sales tax in stores along the U.S. border. But that could drive more Mexican shoppers to places like San Diego, where the lower sales tax saves them money.

Jill Replogle from the Fronteras Desk takes a look at how the economy along the border could change.