The kind of Mexico I remember

Over the last year, I've posted here that many of my friends in Mexico were shocked with their country's tolerance of illegal immigration. In other words, the Mexico that I remember was brutal, and I mean brutal, with anyone crossing its southern border. Often, Central Americans have pointed out that they were scared to death crossing Mexico.  I recall a young woman who said she and her friends were sure that they'd be raped crossing Mexico.  Thankfully, this group of young women were not, but their fears were legitimate. Here comes a poll from south of the border, a joint venture between the Washington Post and Reforma from Mexico City: More than 6 in 10 Mexicans say migrants are a burden on their country because they take jobs and benefits that should belong to Mexicans.  A 55 percent majority supports deporting migrants who travel through Mexico to reach the United States. Those findings defy the...(Read Full Post)
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