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The Perennial American Deportation of Mexicans
El Observador (2007)
  • Gil J. Villagran, San Jose State University
The official and vigilante deportation of Mexicans from the U.S. began immediately after Mexico's loss of half its territory at the conclusion of that war of conquest, called Manifest Destiny. Such deportations continue to this day and are already playing a critical role in the presidential election of 2008. Learn about some of this history.
Publication Date
July 13, 2007
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Gil J. Villagran. "The Perennial American Deportation of Mexicans" El Observador (2007)
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