Mexico: June 2008 Archives

Migration Stories

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This weekend the Silverdocs Documentary Film Festival wrapped up here in Washington DC.  I was lucky enough to catch three films, all dealing with the theme of human migration.  They were masterfully done, beautiful, sometimes haunting, and all so relevant to the immigration debate in the U.S.  Here are reviews/summaries of them:
Picture by {the infonaut} at Flickr

Sombrero tip to The Latin Americanist for this article from the Dallas Morning News:

CIUDAD JUÁREZ, Mexico – With gasoline prices hovering near $4 per gallon, Texans along the U.S.-Mexico border have discovered a cheaper alternative: Mexico.

Mexican service stations all along the border report brisk sales in recent weeks as fuel prices in Texas continue to climb.
Angela Kocherga - Dallas Morning News (10 June 2008)
As nativists continue to falsely claim that "illegal aliens are stealing from U.S. taxpayers", it looks as if U.S. citizens have found a way to steal from Mexican taxpayers.  While gas prices continue to soar in the U.S., residents are crossing over to Mexico where the gas is significantly cheaper.  Why is the gas cheaper?

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