Category Archives: Research
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.
IMMIGRATION DETENTION – A PRIMER 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 Continue Reading
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 Continue Reading
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 Continue Reading
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 Continue Reading
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 It superseded the Canada – United States Free Trade Agreement between the U.S. and Canada.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 Continue Reading
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