The Border: Funneling Migrants to Their Doom
- Strapping the Mexican Woman Immigrant: The Convergence of Reproduction and Production. Wilson, Tamar Diana // Anthropological Quarterly;Spring2006, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p295
This article reflects on the reasons behind an exceptionally predominant Mexican males immigrating to the U.S. First, on a transnational level, the once typical patterns of male recurrent migration, with multiple border crossings over a working career, has been replaced by a pattern of more...
- U.S.-Mexico Border Region. Hively, Todd // Let's Take a Look at Geographic Treasures;2010, p1
This article focuses on the border region between the United States and Mexico. The political border was formed after the Mexican-American War of 1848. The region is the only place in the world where a country with a highly-developed economy shares a border with a relatively undeveloped...
- If Mexicans and Americans Could Cross the Border Freely. // Independent Review;Summer2009, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p101
The article presents a hypothetical scenario in which the U.S.-Mexico border was completely opened to Mexican nationals. The policy issues related to the concept of an open border are discussed, as well as the policy paralysis exhibited by the U.S. government on the topic of immigration under...
- A wall of trouble. Young, Barbara // National Provisioner;Sep2006, Vol. 220 Issue 9, p6
The author reflects on the establishment of a 700-mile double-layered wall covering 2,000 miles that will cordon off the U.S. from Mexico to stop immigrants from illegally entering the U.S. She stresses that this idea will not work by citing unfortunate incidents that have resulted from building...
- BETWEEN TWO LANDS. Fang, Bay // U.S. News & World Report;7/28/2003-8/4/2003, Vol. 135 Issue 3, p18
Discusses efforts of Mexicans to cross the U.S. border illegally. Description of Craig Howard, a member of the Civil Homeland Defense civilian patrol group in Arizona, who tries to protect the U.S. borders from the rising number of illegal immigrants; Development by the American Border Patrol...
- Vancouver's little Mexico. // Canadian Geographic;Jan/Feb2001, Vol. 121 Issue 1, p11
Presents information on Mexican immigrants in Canada. Comparison between the Mexican immigrants in Canada and in the United States (U.S.); Why many Mexicans decided to come to Canada instead of the U.S.; Underemployment of Mexican professionals in Canada.
- More than just the weather. Waxman, Lionel // Inside Tucson Business;06/10/2002, Vol. 12 Issue 11, p5
Comments on issues of migration among Mexicans in Tucson, Arizona. Assurance of a beefed-up security on borders; Action of O'odham tribal officials on the U.S. Congress on the citizenship of enrolled members; Conflict of the Arizona law between individual privacy and access of public records.
- The Big Apple's MEXICAN FACE. Dallas, Paloma // Hispanic;Jul/Aug2001, Vol. 14 Issue 7/8, p30
Discusses the increase in the number of Mexican immigrants in New York City. Factors the led to the increase in the population of Mexicans in the city; History of the immigration of Mexicans in New York; Job opportunities for Mexican immigrants in New York as compared to other cities in the...
- MIGRANTS AT THE DOOR. MCDANNALD, DAVID // Michigan Quarterly Review;Fall2016, Vol. 55 Issue 4, p563
A personal narrative is presented in which the author shares an experience wherein a Mexican man arrived at his house for help, who was later recognized as an immigrant.