Category Archives: Immigration & Detention

Border Delegation: The Journey of an Immigrant, May 17-20, 2012

From Veracruz to Austin and Back: The Journey of an Immigrant May 17 (Thurs. evening) to May 20 (Sun. evening) 2012 Delegation sponsored by Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera in partnership with Women on the Border# Since 1999 the … Continue reading

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An Investigation Into Exploitation of the Mexican Female Body along the U.S.-Mexico Border

       An Investigation into Exploitation of the Mexican Female Body along the U.S.-Mexico Border by  Olivia Wood @20010    Year 3 Single Honours American and Canadian Studies                         … Continue reading

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Mónica, Tan Cerca de la Frontera!

INITIAL IMPACT: (10 Oct 2011 email from my Tío Juan Guzmán & my response to him) Good morning … It was interesting reading about this latest venture of yours…that is great….I believe everyone ought to be involved in one issue … Continue reading

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Thomas Friedman, The World is Flat

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Ehreinreich and Hochschild, Global Woman

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Bibliography: The Feminization of Migration

THE FEMINIZATION OF MIGRATION: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY BIBLIOGRAPHY Subtopics: Law and Policy, Political Science, History, Gender and Women’s Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, as well as General Works on Domestic Work, Sex Industry, Health/Reproductive Rights and Education [If you would like to contribute … Continue reading

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Delegation to Piedras Negras, Coahuila, October 7-9, 2011

        Flyer announcement by delegation organizers, Austin Tan Cerca de la Frontera (ATCF). Travel is for a three-day weekend beginning with an orientation session the Thursday night before departure on a Friday morning, from Austin, Texas. Click … Continue reading

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In Memory of Denise Vergez, WOB’s first website administrator

Denise “Neecy” Ann Vergez, January 21, 1965 – July 18, 2011 Women on the Border lost a true friend on July 18, 2011 when Denise “Neecy” Ann Vergez ended her eight year battle with ovarian cancer.  She was 46 years … Continue reading

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Historical note on Immigration from Mexico…

Although there has been an increased focus on Mexican immigration to the United States, Mexicans have been migrating north for better opportunities since our nation was formed.  When the U.S. gained control of the Southwest, the Mexican population that was … Continue reading

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Of Woman Born: Courage…

OF WOMAN BORN: COURAGE & STRENGTH TO SURVIVE IN THE MAQUILADORAS OF REYNOSA AND RIO BRAVO, TAMAULIPAS by Elvia Rosales Arriola As 27-year old María Elena García Sierra pulled off her white sock to show me the places on her … Continue reading

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