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2003/11/6 [Politics/Domestic/Immigration, Health/Women] UID:29619 Activity:nil
11/6    Fox asks health care, education, protection for Mexican migrants
        The president of Mexico called Wednesday for improved
        treatment of Mexicans who enter the United States, including
        better health care and education and respect for the human
        rights of migrants...
        "We must work together so that they can have health insurance,"
        http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1016347/posts
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Just let us know which one of your credit cards or accounts you want us to charge it to and we'll do it. That SOB needs to start respecting our borders and stop sending his undesirables and exporting his poverty to America and expecting us to welcome the border intruders with open arms. This crap has got to stop and no quarter should be given to that bastard Fox. This SOB Fox wants the US to finance and subsidize his corrupt ass, by providing the services that his sh#t gov't ought to. Fox is smart, his version of ethnic cleansing is lining his pockets but not killing people, so he doesn't care. That is the best bottom-line statement on this whole issue I've ever read. Even at charity clinics, I'd bet they get better health care than most people in Mexico. This can't go on," said attorney Adriana Carmona, member of the local "Stop the Impunity" campaign. More than 300 non-governmental groups in Mexico are participating in the effort to halt the long chain of apparently related murders. As in previous cases, the police authorities have promised to conduct in-depth investigations into the killings, while human rights groups and families of the victims decry the continued failure to solve these crimes. The matter of the ongoing murders of women in Ciudad Juarezhas been taken up in recent years by legislative commissions, foreign experts, and international organizations like the United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). But in spite of the arrests of several suspects, bodies continue to be found, and most are women between the ages of 15 and 30. In December, UNIFEM director Noeleen Heyzer demanded that the Vicente Fox government take immediate action to halt the killings to prove that Mexico complies with international conventions to protect the rights of women. Most of the victims' bodies have been found in outlying areas of the city and usually bear signs of torture and rape. In some cases they have been burned, and many have had their nipples bitten off. The murder victims have been found "semi-nude, their panties twisted around their ankles, mouth open in a scream, eyes protruding. The body language of the girls reflects the atrocious suffering to which they were subjected," wrote noted Mexican author Elena Poniatowska in a description of the Ciudad Juarez killings. The murdered women have mostly been workers at Ciudad Juarez's maquiladoras, which operate in tax-free zones producing for-export goods using foreign materials. At least 250,000 women work in the city's maquiladoras and most are young and single, earning just a few dollars a day. Many of the 300 victims have disappeared on the way to or from work. UNIFEM's Heyzer points to the maquiladora labor policies, including night shifts and locking out of late employees, saying these rules leave the women of Ciudad Juarez vulnerable. Raul Jiminez, of the Autonomous National University of Mexico (UNAM), charges that the authorities of Chihuahua state, where Ciudad Juarez is located, and the Fox administration are "accomplices" to the murders due to their ineptitude in solving the crimes. Federal officials say they, too, are frustrated by the continued murders, but point out that the police investigations and efforts to catch the killers are under the jurisdiction of Chihuahua state. In 1995, Egyptian national Abdel Latif Sharif was arrested for allegedly committing five of the 300 murders of women in Ciudad Juarez. The local authorities assured the public at the time that the serial killing would stop. But more women became victims under the same circumstances. The police then suggested that Sharif, behind bars, had hired a gang to continue the killings. Nevertheless, the murders of Ciudad Juarez women continue. A wide range of theories has emerged about who could be behind the murders. 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Fox is virtually a co-President of the United States of America. Only if yet unknown events lead to war with Mexico will it change. A more balanced approach is to view the consequences of illegal immigration since 1950 as a ruler by which to measure the future. Consider that illegal immigration has increased dramatically since the mid 1980's and you start to get a glimpse of the effect of illegal immigration on the US by 2050. The US simply can't absorb, employ or care for the quantity of people that Mexico is actively encourging to emmigrate when the generational effects are considered. The us would be wise to use force to change Mexico's policies. I have never heard of a country's president going to another country and demanding they do what he failed to do for his own citizenry: Jobs, healthcare, civil rights. You know, they've fully decided we're a bunch of easy mark loonies to be as brazen as they are today. 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