Tag Archives: Mexican Border

Chellis Glendinning :
STORY | How to cross the border

Raúl has forged hundreds of miles in thin huaraches through 100-degree saguaro desert. By Chellis Glendinning | The Rag Blog | April 15, 2018 “I came to the U.S. because in my ejido in Chihuahua, there isn’t enough money to … finish reading Chellis Glendinning :
STORY | How to cross the border

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Pamela Ellen Ferguson :
METRO | Showing solidarity at the border

Our Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera delegation visited Piedras Negras and Ciudad Acuña. By Pamela Ellen Ferguson | The Rag Blog | February 1, 2017 AUSTIN — Nine of us associated with Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera (ATCF) … finish reading Pamela Ellen Ferguson :
METRO | Showing solidarity at the border

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David Bacon :
How U.S. policies helped create the current immigration crisis

Six reasons why U.S. trade and immigration policies — not ‘lax immigration enforcement’ — have caused migration from Central America. By David Bacon | The Rag Blog | July 14, 2014 David Bacon will be Thorne Dreyer‘s guest on Rag … finish reading David Bacon :
How U.S. policies helped create the current immigration crisis

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James McEnteer :
Good migrations…

How U.S. Customs helped me smuggle marijuana into the USA. By James McEnteer | The Rag Blog | May 24, 2014 “The past is a foreign country. They do things differently there.” — L.P. Hartley When I first discovered Mexico … finish reading James McEnteer :
Good migrations…

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Ted McLaughlin : Debunking the Immigrant Myths

Sign on fence of ranch on US/Mexico border near Campo, California. Photo by Fred Greaves / Reuters.Fear fuels $600 million border bill:Debunking the myths about immigrants By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / August 14, 2010 On Thursday, the … finish reading Ted McLaughlin : Debunking the Immigrant Myths

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Steinbeck Comes to Arizona : Rereading ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

Reading “The Grapes of Wrath” in 2010:Immigration, capitalism, andArizona’s historic moment By Alex Knight / The Rag Blog / June 14, 2010 [The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, published 1939 during the last Great Depression.] Arizona SB1070, signed into … finish reading Steinbeck Comes to Arizona : Rereading ‘The Grapes of Wrath’

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Charlie Loving : Ciudad Acuña on Life Support?

Ciudad Acuña in 2001. Image from michaelbluejay.Ma Crosby’s and Ciudad Acuña:A slow death on the border? Today we were the second customers all day at Crosby’s. A Freddy Fender song in the background trailed into Shawn Sahm doing his version … finish reading Charlie Loving : Ciudad Acuña on Life Support?

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