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February 10, 2009
Immigrants stream across Mexico’s southern border

For years now, immigration into the United States from Mexico has been a huge issue in American politics. But Mexico is facing similar problems on its southern border, as Central Americans in search of higher-paying work pour into that country from countries like Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador and Nicaragua.

Worldfocus special correspondent Lynn Sherr and producer Megan Thompson visited the southern Mexican state of Chiapas.

Venture to the first stop on the train line in Chiapas, and meet several Central American immigrants Waiting for northbound trains out of Mexico’s south (web original video).

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#11

Poor imagrants have very little to do with World Econimys
But Banks do like HONG KONG, Shang Hi Bank are they imagrants
I say let them in all the way to the United State of america

#10

[…] be good to watch a video http://worldfocus.org/blog/2009/02/1…n-border/3998/ __________________ The darkness of unwisdom is, primarily, the self-absorption of the physical […]

#9

[…] hope that people who watch it do it with an open mind, the intention is to spark a mature debate. Immigrants stream across Mexico’s southern border | Worldfocus This was an interesting piece on many levels. I truly feel soory for the people who have been […]

#8

[…] hope that people who watch it do it with an open mind, the intention is to spark a mature debate. Immigrants stream across Mexico’s southern border | Worldfocus In a nutshell: Mexico; being a soveriegn nation, has the right to control its borders against […]

#7

[…] hope that people who watch it do it with an open mind, the intention is to spark a mature debate. Immigrants stream across Mexico’s southern border | Worldfocus __________________ The darkness of unwisdom is, primarily, the self-absorption of the psychical […]

#6

The folks keeping “racial prejudice” fight alive are the ones making money from it, ie Sharpton, Jackson, et al. I know more intolerant people that are black or Latino than I know that are white.
My kids are being raised that color doesn’t matter, race doesn’t matter. What matters are manners and attitude. Be polite, be respectful, and hang around with those that act the same regardless of their color or race.
In the house right now I have my white sons, a Mexican, a kid from Nicerauga, and a Korean. However, they go by the names of Aaron, Jordan, Miguel, Thomas, and Hung Jin.
And all of them are no better or worse in my eyes because of their race. They are respectful of the home and the Wii that they are playing with. Again, manners and respect.
Also again: The people keeping prejudice alive are those that having something to gain from it. Inflaming their minions makes them more popular.
Hey, I won’t say that prejudices are gone, but more and more is coming from non-white quarters than people acknowledge.
In short: It isn’t us whites fueling the fire any more. Think about that.

#5

I don’t think blacks think they are better, just different enough to feel confused. Ignorance is color blind. The same ignorance that made whites treat blacks different makes blacks treat our Hispanic Brothers and sisters different. When the Irish came over here, they were treated different, and the Jews, and the Italians. The All treated blacks unfairly and in turn blacks treat others that way. Address the real issue, Ignorance not color.

#4

Don’t think that African-Americans or Black Hispanics don’t remember our history with you guy djony. If you think we are better I think you should just consider it PAYBACK for the way you treat us when we are in your country and even when you get to the US you act like you are better than us because you maybe able to better fit in or are better accepted with WHITE society in this country…. we know the score this is NOT NEW to us so stop playing the innocent victim role.

#3

thank you i hope you guys can espose african-americans how treat immigrants.they think they are better.

#2

thank you i hope you guys can espose african-americans how treat immigrants.

#1

A very faithful viewer everyday in San Antonio, Texas–Suggestion: Please leave the name of the person(s) being interviewd with Martin, longer.
Gracias
Andy

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