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Matamoros and the Tamaulipas Region

My topic for this assignment was about the city of Matamoros, in a Mexican state called Tamaulipas.  I noticed in class that most of the locations we discussed were towards the eastern side of America, so I went on Google Maps and looked for cities along the US-Mexico border that we either did not mention […]



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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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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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A Change of Scenery

The opening paragraph of the narrative: “I watch a seemingly endless collection of thick, rectangular buildings slip by the window of the bus. A steady array of convenience stores, squat, grey business complexes and decrepit motels slide into view, and then whip by, a blur of bleak colors and worn concrete. Occasionally, I’ll catch a […]



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