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The Border

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Border Commuters Pay Toll with their Health

New America Media, News Feature, Pablo Jaime Sainz, Oct 11, 2008

Thousands of Americans who work or study in San Diego choose to live across the border in the less expensive city of Tijuana. But as these daily commuters spend hours at border crossings, it takes a toll on their physical and mental health.

Lydia Cacho

Violence in Mexico Forces Families to Emigrate

New America Media, Commentary, Lydia Cacho, Translated by Elena Shore, Sep 29, 2008

As more Mexican cities start to look like Ciudad Jurez, where kidnappings and femicide are becoming commonplace, some families are choosing to flee the country to save their daughters. Traduccin al espaol


Latin American Media See Mexico as New Drug King

New America Media, News Analysis, Teo Ballv, Sep 01, 2008

While U.S. media express concern about Mexican narco-violence spreading into the United States, media in Latin American countries highlight a different reason for worry: Mexican cartels are already there.

Border Park Visitors Face New Controls

One World.net, News Report, Aaron Glantz, Aug 19, 2008

The area, officially known as Border Field State Park, spans the southernmost part of San Diego, in the United States, and the northernmost part of Tijuana in Mexico.

Cops Enforcing Immigration Laws Bust County Budgets

New America Media, News Report, Anthony D. Advincula, Aug 13, 2008

When local cops enforce federal immigration laws, the police department may not only incur significant costs, but may also fail to attend to more serious crimes.


A Conservative Argues for Immigration Reform

New America Media, News feature, Marcelo Ballv, Aug 06, 2008

Conservative Republican Tamar Jacoby, who has become one of the nation's leading advocates of immigration reform, says everything ultimately comes down to the economy.

Minutemen Launch National Campaign in San Francisco

New America Media, News Report//Video, Words: Amanda Martinez//Video: Min Lee and Amanda Martinez, Jul 31, 2008

San Francisco was the first stop in the Minuteman Project's national campaign to protest sanctuary cities. A group of about 20 Minutemen -- and 300 counter-protesters -- converged on City Hall.

Did Obama Help Torpedo Immigration Reform?

New America Media, News Analysis, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Jun 30, 2008

A spokesperson for John McCain recently said that Barack Obama helped torpedo the '07 immigration reform bill. This much is clear in looking back at the Senate immigration debate in the spring 2007, Obama did vote for five poison pill amendments.

Policy Prohibiting LAPD from Asking about Immigration Status Affirmed

New America Media, News Report, Kenneth Kim, Jun 26, 2008

A Los Angeles judge yesterday dismissed a lawsuit seeking to overturn a 30-year-old policy that prohibits Los Angeles Police Department officers from asking people about their immigration status.

Raw Nerves Remain After New ICE Arrest in Iowa

New America Media, News Report, Marcelo Ballv, Jun 26, 2008

A targeted arrest of a single undocumented worker exactly six weeks after a major immigration raid netted 389 undocumented at the local Agriprocessors meatpacking plant has the town on edge. Traduccin al espaol

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