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Border Women of U.S.-Mexico Border: El Paso, Juarez, Las Cruces

Border Women of U.S.-Mexico Border: El Paso, Juarez, Las Cruces | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it
Border Women is a faith-based organization that examines issues affecting border land & people to improve life, give support & collaborate for justice.
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Have you heard of this group? A powerhouse of experience on the border!

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US citizens dying in Mexico: American deaths expected to increase in 2011 - El Paso Times

US citizens dying in Mexico: American deaths expected to increase in 2011 - El Paso Times | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it

Homicide was the leading cause of death for 119 U.S. citizens who died in Mexico and were reported to the U.S. State Department between Jan. 1 and June 30, according to statistics. | ""Much of the country's narcotics-related violence has occurred in the border region. More than a third of all U.S. citizens killed in Mexico in 2010 whose deaths were reported to the U.S. government were killed in the border cities of Ciudad Juárez and Tijuana," the State Department said."

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Jason's curator insight, March 24, 2014 12:02 PM

Should the U.S. State Department lift the travel warning for Mexico? The drug violence is causing most of these deaths and isn't slowing down. Educating the youth in schools may slim these numbers and inform the high school and college students.  

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How healthy are Mexican immigrants? New study raises questions

How healthy are Mexican immigrants? New study raises questions | U.S.-Mexico border | Scoop.it

Year after year, Mexico overwhelmingly leads the world in sending new immigrant arrivals to the United States. New study shows they may not be as healthy as we once thought. What are the implications?

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