Mexodus is an unprecedented bilingual student-reporting project that documents the flight of middle class families, professionals and businesses to the U.S. and safer areas of México because of soaring drug cartel violence and widespread petty crime in cities such as Ciudad Juárez.
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MÉXICO CITY — According to Gerardo Gutiérrez Candiani, president of the Employers Confederation of the Mexican Republic (COPARMEX in Spanish), “violence is the main negative … Continue reading
SAN DIEGO – After criminals demanded $20,000 in protection money from a Tijuana businesswoman, a squad of local policemen followed up assaulting her husband and … Continue reading
EL PASO — International students graduating from U.S. colleges can extend their stay legally and work in this country for one year by applying for … Continue reading
EL PASO — For the past three years, business owners of Ciudad Juárez have been living in fear of being victims of the violence taking … Continue reading
EL PASO — Three years ago, Carlos Gallardo Baquier’s 14-year-old son was victim of a kidnapping attempt. Three armed men assaulted the boy just outside … Continue reading