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Latinos Said to Bear Weight of a Deportation Program - NYTimes.com
A deportation program that is central to the Obama administration’s immigration enforcement strategy has led disproportionately to the removal of Latino immigrants and to arrests by immigration authorities of hundreds of United States citizens, according to a report by two law schools using new, in-depth official data on deportation cases.
deportation  immigration  Mexico  United_States  human_rights 
november 2011 by dissident
Northless (2009) - IMDb
Andres reaches the Mexican border to cross into the United Sates. There between each attempt, he discovers that Tijuana is a troubled city. As he waits there, Andres is not only confronted with his feelings and what he left behind, but also with those he meets.
movie  immigration  Mexico  movies 
september 2011 by dissident
$100 Million Drug-War Garrison Approved for U.S.-Mexican Border | | the narcosphere
Complex Will Prepare Soldiers, Law Enforcers to Cope with Mexican Civil War, Founder Says
immigration  Mexico  California  private_military  drug_war 
january 2011 by dissident
: Six Months After Disastrous Gulf Oil Spill, Wildlife Still Suffering, Offshore Drilling Dangers Ignored
UCSON, Ariz.— Six months after the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon rig in the Gulf of Mexico, spilled oil still fouls beaches and wetlands, birds and endangered sea turtles continue to suffer crippling effects, and the government has yet to deal with t
oil  environment  pollution  Mexico  Gulf_of_Mexico  offshore_drilling 
october 2010 by dissident
AP: Gulf awash in 27,000 abandoned gas, oil wells - Green House - USATODAY.com
More than 27,000 abandoned oil and gas wells remain in the Gulf of Mexico and no one's checking to see if they are leaking, reports an investigation by the Associated Press.
imported  environment  gas  oil  wells  energy  Mexico  Gulf_of_Mexico  offshore_drilling 
july 2010 by dissident
U.S. Said to Allow Drilling Without Needed Permits - NYTimes.com
The federal Minerals Management Service gave permission to BP and dozens of other oil companies to drill in the Gulf of Mexico without first getting required permits from another agency that assesses threats to endangered species — and despite strong warn
imported  BP  drilling  oil  environment  pollution  Mexico  Gulf_of_Mexico  offshore_drilling 
may 2010 by dissident
Lessons of the Spill - BusinessWeek
Poised for dramatic expansion, high-tech offshore drilling was considered ultrasafe. Then came BP's Deepwater Horizon disaster. What the company—and the industry—must do to bounce back
imported  oil  BP  environment  pollution  Mexico  Gulf_of_Mexico  offshore_drilling 
may 2010 by dissident
Migrants Risk Everything in Arizona Desert Crossing - IPS ipsnews.net
As he drops his last purification tablet into a pail of swirling, murky water, Sergio, 26, stares out toward the desert. Recently deported from Arizona, where he has a young child and where he has lived for the majority of his life, he explains, "I have t
imported  immigration  migrants  Arizona  NAFTA  Mexico  United_States 
april 2010 by dissident
Chiapas Murder Draws Criticism of Canadian Mining in Mexico | | the narcosphere
Canadian NGOs Call for Increased Oversight, Accountability; Mexican Communities Want Mines Closed
Canada  Mexico  coal  mining  assassination 
december 2009 by dissident

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