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  • 1. When? What? Why? Where? Who?
  • 2. Mexico to the U.S. California at the San Ysidro crossing, which can be seen in the background. Who? Enrique Aquilar Canchola , 42 What? To try (unsuccessfully) to sneak across the border... When? Where? Why? July 2006 Disguised as a bus seat
  • 3. Aims: -Be able to locate Mexico and the USA . - Give reasons for why people migrate from Mexico to the USA. - Describe the advantages and disadvantages for Mexico and the USA. - Consider the different perceptions surrounding the issue of migration. - Use and develop skills in creative writing . Keywords International Migration, Push, Pull, Mexico, USA.
  • 4. USA Mexico
  • 5. Why might people want to migrate from Mexico to the USA?
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  • 8. How many immigrants can you get in one car?
  • 9. BERNABE MENDEZ from the State of Guerrero works as a professional window cleaner in New York. He sends 500 dollars a month. Photos by Dulce Pinzon
  • 10. JUVENTINO ROSAS from the State of Mexico works in a fish market in New York. He sends 400 dollars a week. Photos by Dulce Pinzon
  • 11. FEDERICO MARTINEZ from the State of Puebla works as a taxi driver in New York. He sends 250 dollars a week. Photos by Dulce Pinzon
  • 12. MINERVA VALENCIA from Puebla works as a nanny in New York. She sends 400 dollars a week. Photos by Dulce Pinzon
  • 13. ADALBERTO LARA from the State of Mexico works as a construction worker in New York. He sends 350 dollars a week. Photos by Dulce Pinzon
  • 14. SERGIO GARCÍA from the State of México works as a waiter in New York. He sends 350 dollars a week. Photos by Dulce Pinzon
  • 15. PAULINO CARDOZO from the State of Guerrero works in a greengrocer loading trucks. He sends 300 dollars a week. Photos by Dulce Pinzon
  • 16. OSCAR GONZALEZ from the State of Oaxaca works as a cook in New York. He sends 350 dollars a week Photos by Dulce Pinzon
  • 17. ERNESTO MENDEZ from Mexico City works as a gigolo in Times Square New York. He sends 200 dollars a week. Photos by Dulce Pinzon
  • 18. NOE REYES from the State of Puebla works as a delivery boy in Brooklyn New York. He sends 500 dollars a week. Photos by Dulce Pinzon
  • 19. Imagine yourself as being a superhero who has gone unnoticed. You are going to write a diary that details the real story of what it is like to be the Mexican immigrant worker in New York...
  • 20.
    • Use the past tense
    • First person viewpoint (ie. “I”) and make it personal
    • Chronological order (i.e. Order of time)
    • Use adjectives to project the mood and describe your feelings
    • e.g. How would you feel if you got caught?
    • Try not to just describe, but explain
    • Use paragraphs for each section of your work
  • 21.
    • The information you have been given (facts, letters, wage slip, advertisement, newspaper article).
    • Describe your situation, feelings and plans. Why do you want to leave Mexico?
    • Details of the push factors and pull factors (Social and Economic).
    • How you travelled over the border and what you did if you managed it.
    • Any danger you experienced along the way; did you meet the border patrols?
    • In your final paragraph you suggest whether your quality of life is better now than in the past.
  • 22. Created by Liz Smith Acknowledgements: Alan Parkinson for blogging about the Mexican Superheroes gallery! Dulce Pinzon- for the Superheroes images. Idea for use of Westside Story video and lyrics unknown. Disguised as a bus seat image- http://www.weirdnewstoday.com/2006/07/disguised-as-car-seat.htm