VIOLENCIA DE GÃ‰NERO Y MUJERES MIGRANTES EN LA FRONTERA: EL CASO DE EL PASO, TEXAS
Tags: WOMEN immigrants -- Abuse of -- Case studies; EL Paso (Tex.) -- Social conditions; MEXICAN-American Border Region -- Social conditions; VIOLENCE against women -- Research; FAMILY violence -- Risk factors; WOMEN immigrants -- Crimes against; MEXICAN-American Border Region
- Colonia residents remain `forgotten'. Martinez-Avila, Cecilia // Hispanic;Jul/Aug1997, Vol. 10 Issue 7/8, p12
Reports on the misery of residents in the `colonias,' unincorporated developments along the Texas-Mexico border. Housing shortage for low-income working families; Frustration in obtaining government assistance; Self-help programs undertaken by the residents themselves.
- Spin controlling. Allen, Mike // San Diego Business Journal;8/19/96, Vol. 17 Issue 34, p32
Reports on the hosting of press briefings by several groups to offset the expected negative press concerning illegal immigration and drugs along the US-Mexico border. Consul general for Mexico, Luis Herrera-Lasso's briefing at the Grant Hotel; `The San Diego-Tijuana Border: The Untold Story' forum.
- Selena country. Adler, Jerry; Padgett, Tim // Newsweek;10/23/1995, Vol. 126 Issue 17, p76
Focuses on the Mexican-American border area, la frontera, which has integrated the culture of both countries. The murdered singer Selena being from the border; La frontera's size, population, and culture; The region inspiring literature; The area's own transnational economy; Illegal entries...
- Cutting For Sign Witkoski, Michael // Magill Book Reviews;
A well-written, firsthand examination of the lives and communities along the long United States-Mexican border, and how the border itself affects them--and both nations.
- Murder on the border. Brenner, Marie // New Yorker;9/13/93, Vol. 69 Issue 29, p52
Describes the murder case of Albert Joseph Fischer Jr. from St. Joseph Academy in Brownsville, Texas. Mixed culture on the Mexican border; Location; Description of the murder; Fischer's family background; Relationship with Cristina Cisneros; Folk religion of the Mexicans; Investigations;...
- Mobility and Morality at the Border - A Lefebvrian Spatio-Temporal Analysis in Early Twentieth- Century Ciudad JuÃ¡rez and El Paso. Fischer, Robert // Historical Social Research;2013, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p176
In the late nineteenth century the U.S.-Mexico border region of Ciudad JuÃ¤rez and El Paso experienced the capitalization of the economy and an unprecedented population growth. The gateway-cities were dependent on each other - El Paso was in need of labor supply and Ciudad JuÃ¤rez was...
- Stories from the borderline. Conklin, Paul // U.S. Catholic;Oct95, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p28
Features slum life at the Mexican-American border. Slums of Juarez, Mexico; Mexican poor who inhabit the border with the United States; Life of privation; Attempts to sneak into the United State to find work; Marginal wages earned at jobs in maquiladoras.
- On the Bloody Border. Padgett, Tim // Time;5/4/2009, Vol. 173 Issue 17, p36
This article discusses the growth of drug related violence along the U.S.-Mexico border. The disruption of social and economic life in the vicinity of Juarez, Mexico by drug trafficking gangs that also engage in racketeering and kidnapping is described. The engagement of the Mexican army in...
- In a border town, ranchers face an immigrant tide on their own. Baldauf, Scott // Christian Science Monitor;5/25/99, Vol. 91 Issue 125, p1
Focuses on the response of Douglas, Arizona property owners to the increasing number of illegal immigrants from Mexico. Reasons for the number of immigrants passing through Douglas; Mayor Ray Borane's comments about the seriousness of the problem; United States government response; Border...