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Sin Nombre's Terrifying Political Reality
Posted March 27, 2009 to photo album "Sin Nombre's Terrifying Political Reality"
Slide 3: Between the USA and Central America
Mural depicting the distinct modes of passage used by immigrants traveling to "el Norte" in Casa del Migrante in Tecún Umán, Guatemala. (Photo by Susan Fitzpatrick Behrens, published in NACLA.)
On the one hand, Mexico calls for improvements in the treatment of immigrants in the United States. On the other hand, Mexicans can't help but notice that it is hypocritical for their government to protest the treatment of Mexicans north of the border while, at the same time, turning a blind eye to the treatment that undocumented Central Americans suffer in Mexico.