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MEXICO - A Death in the Desert, June 2004


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Synopsis of "A Death in the Desert"

INTERVIEW WITH CLAUDINE LOMONACO AND MARY SPICUZZA
A Desperate Journey

ESSENTIAL BACKGROUNDERS FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES
In-depth Analysis

FACTS & STATS
Background, Illlegal Migration, Immigration Reform

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Immigration Legislation, Views on NAFTA

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Essential Backgrounders from the New York Times
"Border Desert Proves Deadly for Mexicans"
May 23, 2004
This article from The New York Times reports that illegal immigrants are dying in record numbers as they try to cross the U.S. border in the wake of the Bush administration's guest worker proposal. It provides a glimpse into the perilous lives of migrants and the difficulties for Border Patrol agents, who are charged not only with arresting illegal immigrants, but with saving their lives.

Originally published in The New York Times on May 23, 2004. Copyright © 2004 The New York Times.

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