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Desert immigrants

Mario T. GarciМЃa

Desert immigrants

the Mexicans of El Paso, 1880-1920

by Mario T. GarciМЃa

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • El Paso (Tex.),
  • Texas,
  • El Paso
    • Subjects:
    • Mexican Americans -- Texas -- El Paso -- History,
    • El Paso (Tex.) -- Ethnic relations,
    • El Paso (Tex.) -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMario T. García.
      SeriesYale Western Americana series ;, 32
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF394.E4 G36
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 316 p., [7] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4114713M
      ISBN 100300025203
      LC Control Number80036862

      Dead in Their Tracks is a first hand account of the perils associated with crossing the desert on foot. John Annerino recounts his experience making that trek with four illegal immigrants—and his return trips to document the struggles of those who persist in this treacherous journey. These experiences are part of Moore’s new photo book, “Undocumented: Immigration and the He began shooting in the desert of Nogales, Arizona, to highlight the dangers immigrants face as.

        In May , a group of men attempted to cross the Mexican border into the desert of southern Arizona, through the deadliest region of the continent, the "Devil's Highway." Three years later, Luis Alberto Urrea wrote about what happened to them. The result was a national bestseller, a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a "book of the year" in multiple /5(50). A Q&A with New York Times op-ed columnist Ross Douthat, the author of "The Decadent Society: How We Became the Victims of Our Own Success." Timely insights from some of our award-winning journalists. Start your day with the top stories you missed while you were sleeping. A Q&A with New York Times op-ed columnist Ross Douthat, the author of "The.

        Directed by Jonás Cuarón. With Gael García Bernal, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Alondra Hidalgo, Diego Cataño. A group of people trying to cross the border from Mexico into the United States encounter a man who has taken border patrol duties into his own racist hands.6/10(K). Crossing With the Virgin collects stories heard from migrants about these treacherous treks—firsthand accounts told to volunteers for the Samaritans, a humanitarian group that seeks to prevent such unnecessary deaths by providing these travelers with medical aid, water, and food. Other books have dealt with border crossing; this is the first.


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The US Border Patrol agency has engineered the death and disappearance of tens of thousands of undocumented immigrants by using the desert wilderness as a.

The Land of Open Graves is a book by anthropologist Jason De León with photographs by Michael Wells. The book examines the human consequences of United States immigration policy.

Using research methods from all four subfields of anthropology, De León sheds light on the lives (and deaths) of the thousands of migrants who cross the US border with Mexico daily in the Sonoran Desert of her: University of California Press. Desert Immigrants: The Mexican of El Paso, by Mario T.

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Mario T. Garcia is professor of history and Chicano studies at the University of California in Santa Barbara. A lot of these personal effects are scattered throughout the Sonoran Desert, where thousands of undocumented immigrants have died making the journey up north from : Joshua Barajas.

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The trek from Mexico into Arizona’s eastern stretches can be dangerous even for experienced hikers prepared with water, food and layers of clothing. But for many immigrants crossing the border illegally, oftentimes lacking such necessities and putting blind faith in a coyote, or guide, it .