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Sin Nombre's Terrifying Political Reality
Posted March 27, 2009 to photo album "Sin Nombre's Terrifying Political Reality"
Slide 4: The Border Issue
After taking office in December 2006, President Felipe Calderon established a new force of 645 people to police Mexico's border, most of whom were deployed in Chiapas, to keep out Central Americans. Yet the southern border of Mexico is totally porous, and the main hardship for Central Americans making the trip north is not crossing the borders, but surviving once they get into Mexico.