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- Brownsville's Bad Lie. Campo-Flores, Arian; Murr, Andrew // Newsweek;5/5/2008, Vol. 151 Issue 18, p40
This article focuses on the U.S.-Mexico border. The article explains that the U.S. government is planning to build an 18-foot-high barrier along parts of the Mexico border in Texas. Brownsville, Texas is detailed and how residents fear the fence will disrupt wildlife, landowners' rights, and...
- Embedding Sustainability in Marketing Curriculum: An Applied U.S.-Mexico Border Region Case Study. Schembri, Sharon; Garza, Joe M. // Sustainability: The Journal of Record;Dec2014, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p304
Business activities are often cited as a main contributor to the degradation of the Earth and its ecology. However, while traditional business systemsâ€”and, thus, marketing for businessâ€”are indeed responsible for environmental maladies, marketing is itself a powerful tool that can...
- Mexico Admits, Un-Admits, 23 Incursions Into U.S. D'Agostino, Joseph A. // Human Events;5/13/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 18, p8
Reveals that Mexican military personnel or law enforcement officers crossed the U.S. border without authorization in 2001 according to an official at the Mexican Embassy in Washington, D.C. Claims made by U.S. Representative Tom Tancredo (R-Colo.); Number of Forest Service law enforcement...
- Lost in the System: Unidentified Bodies on the Border. REINEKE, ROBIN // NACLA Report on the Americas;Summer2013, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p50
The author discusses the issue of unidentified bodies on the U.S.-Mexico border. It is stated that the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamU) formed in the U.S. is useful but the system may not be used by medico-legal offices and information is not entered in the system for both...
- Over the Line. Frey, John Carlos // Washington Monthly;May/Jun2013, Vol. 45 Issue 5/6, p27
The article examines border security between the U.S. and Mexico. Several cases of fatal shootings by Border Patrol agents of Mexicans on their own side of the border are reported as well as deaths of agents due to border violence. The professionalism of these agents is assessed in relation to...
- Border Patrol. // Smithsonian;Apr2013, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p19
The article provides statistics on borders, particularly in relation to sovereign enclaves, contested sites, and tunnels beneath the U.S.-Mexico border.
- The impact of commuters on the Mexican-American border area. Ericson, Anna-Stina // Monthly Labor Review;Aug70, Vol. 93 Issue 8, p18
Makes observations on the impact of commuters on the Mexican-American border area in the U.S. Registration and naturalization of immigrants; Problems attributed to green card holders; Employment and earnings; Occupational distribution; Unemployment rates along the U.S. side of the border.
- El mercado laboral en la frontera norte de Mï¿½xico: estructura y polï¿½ticas de empleo. Mendoza, Jorge Eduardo // Estudios Fronterizos;ene-jun2010, Vol. 11 Issue 21, p9
The study analyzes the factors that have impacted the labor market and employment in the northern border of Mexico and in its most important border cities. The economic growth of the region is related to the labor market. Additionally, the most important employment policies, both at the national...
- Mexican-American workers in the United States. Samora, Julian // Monthly Labor Review;Aug70, Vol. 93 Issue 8, p26
Focuses on the conditions of the labor market on the U.S.-Mexico border. Supply of unskilled labor to the U.S. by Mexico; Effect of economic fluctuations in the U.S. on movement of people across the border.