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Rum-Running for the Border

Steven W. Bender

in Run For the Border: Vice and Virtue in U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814789520
eISBN:
9780814789537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789520.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter serves as a prelude to discussions of today’s economic motivations for northbound border crossings involving the delivery of illicit drugs and cheap labor to feed U.S. addictions to ... More


Security Challenges at the U.S.-Mexican Border: Understanding the Security Threats to State and Local Governments

Rocío A. Rivera Barradas

in Drug Trafficking, Organized Crime, and Violence in the Americas Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813060682
eISBN:
9780813050935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060682.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the major security challenges at the U.S.-Mexican border in the twenty-first century. Security is a key issue in the U.S.-Mexico bilateral relationship as it impacts both ... More


Laws the Border Leaves Behind

Steven W. Bender

in Run For the Border: Vice and Virtue in U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814789520
eISBN:
9780814789537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789520.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This final chapter addresses the issue of synchronization—whether and when the laws of the United States and Mexico are best aligned in areas that induce border crossings. Among the laws discussed ... More


7 Rum-Running for the Border

Steven W. Bender

in Run For the Border: Vice and Virtue in U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814789520
eISBN:
9780814789537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789520.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter serves as a prelude to discussions of today’s economic motivations for northbound border crossings involving the delivery of illicit drugs and cheap labor to feed U.S. addictions to ... More


Pregnant and Socially Undocumented

Amy Reed-Sandoval

in Socially Undocumented: Identity and Immigration Justice

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190619800
eISBN:
9780190619848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190619800.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, General

This chapter employs the tools of ethnography and philosophical analysis to develop a descriptive account of female, socially undocumented embodiment. It explores the first-person narratives of ... More


14 Laws the Border Leaves Behind

Steven W. Bender

in Run For the Border: Vice and Virtue in U.S.-Mexico Border Crossings

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814789520
eISBN:
9780814789537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789520.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This final chapter addresses the issue of synchronization—whether and when the laws of the United States and Mexico are best aligned in areas that induce border crossings. Among the laws discussed ... More


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