Tag Archives: Mexico

Immagration in Our World: China

In researching ethnic Koreans in China, in relation to Mexican’s in the United States. It raised the questions of what is the same, and what is different between these two immigrant groups. Migration from the Korean peninsula to mainland China has been going on for several decades but not as long as other ethnic minority […]



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Art on the US/Mexico Border

Oscar Monroy uses photography as his medium of choice to show life on/near/ or next to the US/Mexico Border. With the fence being typically the underlying message in nearly all his work. Does the artist use the border as an omni-  presence that surrounds everyday life around the border? His photos are a must see […]



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Mi Amor- A Man’s Journey in Tijuana

Mi Amor is a series of letters a man named Mateo sends back to his wife in the States after being deported into Tijuana. These letters document the people he encounters, the conditions he has to live in, and ultimately the emotional and psychological strain he goes through. Here is one of his letters: Mi […]



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Border Story

This is a story about a 16 year old boy discussing his life in the colonia’s of Tijuana, Mexico. First off his father is almost always working in the United States. The father only comes home every once in a while and does not stay for more than a week. Although he sends money back […]



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