Woman and young teenage girls get rapped by the “Coyotes” or any other men that are traveling with them. It 's a tragic thing to hear about, immigrants wanting to live a better life, but don 't get the chance to because they get robbed and get left in the middle of nowhere just left for dead. Kids at a young age cross the border. At that age they really don 't understand how to defend themselves, after getting robbed and left in the desert all they could do hope border patrol finds them and help them instead of getting lost in the desert and dying from starvation or getting sick. Hard working people earning money every single day just so they could pay a “Coyote” to help them cross the border and end up being robbed.
This put thousands of Mexican farmers out of work, which in turn contributed to the mass migration farmers looking for work. Unemployed farmers cross the border into the southern regions of the United States getting work as manual laborers. Capital is then extracted out of the US economy and put back into the failing Mexican economy. Despite all of these setbacks NAFTA has also been credited with the increase of the Mexican middle class, with the fact that “a Tufts University study found that NAFTA lowered the average cost of basic necessities in Mexico by up to 50%”. NAFTA also lowered consumer costs, so for those who could afford these necessities could save big, giving more cash, back to the average Mexican consumer, this allowed Mexico to graduate more engineers than Germany each year.
The topsoil, now loose, was easily picked up by wind, creating large waves of dust rushing towards homes and farms. Without crops, farmers lost valuable money, leaving them with two choices, to move away in order to make a living, or continue to lose money. “60 percent of the population moved from the western area...due to the drought that was killing cattle and ruining crops”(History.com). They had “set up the region for ecological disaster” (History.com) and could no longer live in the area. John Steinbeck wrote in his 1939 novel The Grapes of Wrath: “And then the dispossessed were drawn west- from Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico; from Nevada and Arkansas, families, tribes, dusted out, tractored out.
Lastly, in addition to all the chemical weapons and diseases the soldiers also suffered emotionally greatly from the environment they had to live in. The conditions in the trenches were deplorable from all the filth to all the vermin everywhere. The conditions were just perfect for illness and death, “The damp conditions caused the injuries to become more infected as they didn’t have a dry environment to heal in.” The different weathers brought different problems. For example, winter brought frostbite and the summer would bring dehydration. The deplorable conditions caused for many soldiers to have an early death in the trench.
The dust bowl was a frightening time for most people during the 1930s. severe drought and a failure to apply dryland farming methods to prevent wind erosion. The Dust Bowl negatively affected people who lived there in a personal way. During the Dust Bowl a lot families and people had to migrate to a different state.“The Dust Bowl forced tens of thousands of families to abandon their farms. ” ("Dust Bowl")Families had to abandon their farms which negatively affects the people because they could not grow crops during the dust bowl.“So many of them came from Oklahoma, migrated to California and other states to find that the Great Depression had rendered economic conditions there little better than those they had left.” ("Dust Bowl")The people
The tolls are not all like the ones you see when you’re driving to Kansas City. The toll can be any corrupt cop or someone that owns territory like gang members. When people visit Mexico they only talk about the good parts and not the sketchy parts. There’s a ton of corrupt police in Mexico who pull over people from the other side(United States) just to make a quick buck. Hauling a load of stuff doesn’t make it any better, depending on how much you bring depends how much you pay the cop to keep him off you.
With over a million people involved in gangs, and more that 33 thousand gangs here in the states. For many years now, these groups have existed throughout the United States, often running criminal activities and causing serious problems in our cities. Some of the most dangerous and violent of these groups have been formed by Mexican immigrants. For this reason, one of the main concerns of recent problems with illegal immigration has been gang-related activities. While other gangs were formed in black and white communities,
Do you live in California,Texas, Florida, New York, New Jersey, or Illinois? Well if you do these states contain 60% of the Illegal Immigrants In America. Illegal immigrants have become a problem in America. In 2007 there were 6.9 million illegal immigrants, but has recently declined since then.We do remove people from this country when they trespass and put them back in their home country.There is no doubt that we make illegal immigration fair and nicer by putting them back in their country and not holding them in jail or charging the thousands of dollars. We do give them a chance to come in legally it’s not like we completely block them out and don’t give them anymore options so they have to come in illegally.
The culture of Mexico has changed a lot over the last few hundred years and has Affected the whole country. Most Mexicans live in the cities, but more remote rural Communities still have large impacts in defining the countries colorful communities. Mexico is the 14th largest country in the world, according to the “Central Intelligence Agency’s World Fact book”. The country consists of multiple ethnic groups. The mestizo group makes up almost sixty percent of the country’s population while nine percent is white.
The reason I have to stay in Kinshasa is that the country is not safe and the reason for that is that infrastructure of the country isn’t stable. Poverty mixed with corruption is not a good recipe. Last year when I was at the airport about leave to head back to Richardson a security guard with a AK-47 strapped on his shoulders asked me for 200 US dollars. He was pretty intimidating especially with his orangish color surrounding his iris from the lack of vitamins in the water. These things can happen and can cause riots or worse a civil war.