Serial Sexual Femicide in Ciudad Juarez.

Julia Monarrez Fragoso published a critical study on the murders in Ciudad Juarez as a manifestation of “femicide,” i.e.,  anti-woman, or gender based homicides.

The article, Serial Sexual Femicide in Ciudad Juarez: 1993-2001 is available in English and Spanish.

By |December 9th, 2014|Research|0 Comments


The following provides basic information for persons who have been arrested and detained on suspicion of a criminal offense or of being in violation of the immigration laws by being in this country and working without valid non-citizen work permits. Wherever possible there are links to relevant websites where more detailed […]

By |August 20th, 2014|Immigration & Detention, Research|0 Comments

Who are the targets of ICE detainers?

The Department of Homeland Security, through its Border Security  division daily apprehends and subsequently detains through the division of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) thousands of persons believed to be present in the U.S.A. without proper travel or work visas.

Query — Is the detention process currently in use essential to fulfilling the DHS’s mission of protecting […]

By |July 30th, 2014|Immigration & Detention, Research|0 Comments

Table on U.S. Trade Agreements (242)

Name of Trade Agreement Between
    Summary of Agreement
Benefits Under Agreement

Agreement On Global Technical Regulations For Wheeled Vehicles, Equipment And Parts
This Agreement establishes a process for the joint development of global technical regulations to ensure the safety, environmental protection, energy efficiency and anti-theft performance of wheeled vehicles, equipment and parts. These global regulations are intended to […]

By |October 12th, 2012|Documentary Work, NAFTA, Research|0 Comments

Data on Maquiladoras

By |October 12th, 2012|Documentary Work, Research|0 Comments

What is a Maquiladora?

The term “maquiladora” has been equated with “sweatshop.” It is a place where workers get no respect, where they are treated like machines not humans, where they often have to  use toxic chemicals without proper safety gear.  The chemicals or machinery sometimes makes them sick or causes grave injury or even death.   Sick workers […]

By |July 19th, 2012|Immigration & Detention, Research|0 Comments

What is NAFTA?


The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is an agreement signed by the governments of Canada, Mexico, and the United States, creating a trilateral trade bloc in North America. The agreement came into force on January 1, 1994. It superseded the Canada – United States Free Trade Agreement between the U.S. and Canada. It is […]

By |July 19th, 2012|Immigration & Detention, Research|0 Comments

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


Olivia Wood



 Year 3 Single Honours American and Canadian Studies



This dissertation studies Mexican women’s lives in the U.S.-Mexico frontier; demonstrating the ways in which women are exploited – economically, physically, psychologically, and sexually – and investigating the causes of such oppression.  It reveals that the […]

By |January 27th, 2012|Immigration & Detention, Research|0 Comments

Thomas Friedman, The World is Flat

By |October 24th, 2011|Immigration & Detention, Research|0 Comments

Ehreinreich and Hochschild, Global Woman

By |October 24th, 2011|Immigration & Detention, Research|0 Comments