Tag Archives: U.S.-Mexico Border

Education Across the Border

For my Border Story I was interested in learning about the ways that children and education play a role across the border. This seemed relevant to my own life in many ways and I found it very interesting to research and learn more about since we touched about it briefly. First off I am an […]



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Mexican Cuisine Along the U.S.-Mexico Border

The epitome of misconception and ignorance with Mexican culture lies within the preconceived ideas of what Mexican cuisine truly is. America provides us with chains like Taco Bell to give us a taste of what this culture can provide. But is Mexican food really tacos, burritos, and enchiladas? I’m here to tell you that is […]



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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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The Story Between Borders

The Story Between Borders   Sometimes there are some immigrants that will make the trip and other times there are those who won’t, but in the end it’s all a gamble. Crossing the border is different for each person crossing, and in this story, a character will have a reason to want to cross the […]



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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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