Thursday, April 28, 2011

Firings as a Response to a Crisis

In the seven months since the summer massacre of migrants in San Fernando, Tamaulipas, Mexico's immigration agency, Inami, has fired 168 employees out of a total of 5,000 in the seven months for violations of civil rights of migrants. That's good news as far as it goes, but it's plain that there remains a culture of abuse of migrants in Mexico, and much work remains.

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