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The Mexican operation

Lee A. Silva

The Mexican operation

the mafia, Mexican immigrants, and racism in a 1950s desert town : a historical novel

by Lee A. Silva

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Published by Graphic Publishers in Santa Ana, CA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 609-610).

StatementLee A. Silva.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3619.I544343 M49 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 613 p. :
Number of Pages613
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23619836M
ISBN 101882824288
ISBN 109781882824281
LC Control Number2006928456

News Wednesday evening that U.S. military officials had arrived in Matamoros went viral over Twitter and other social media sites along the Mexican border and . Operation Wetback, U.S. immigration law enforcement campaign during the summer of that resulted in the mass deportation of Mexican nationals ( million persons according to the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service [INS], though most estimates put the figure closer to ,). Drafted by U.S. Attorney General Herbert Brownell, Jr., and vetted by Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower.

The Mexican Armed Forces (Fuerzas Armadas de México) are composed of two independent entities: the Mexican Army and the Mexican Mexican Army includes the Mexican Air Force (FAM).The Special Forces are part of the Army while the Presidential Guard and Military Police fall under the National Guard, but have their own chain of Mexican Navy includes the Naval Active personnel: , (ranked 18th). Cartel operations were so well organised, said Riley, that “you could hit a house with 50 kilos of heroin in it, and two doors down you could hit a house with $5m in it, and neither of the Author: Jessica Loudis.

T he term “wetback,” a slur alluding to Mexican migrants wading across the Rio Grande to enter the United States, was used widely in newspapers at the time. The choice of the word in the operation’s name underscored the creators’ belief that these were not humans with rights but an invasive species that needed to be rooted out. Mexican-American War: U.S. Army Advances Into Mexico. At that time, only ab Mexican citizens lived north of the Rio Grande. As a .


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The Mexican boy sat down in his corner and waited. The slow minutes lagged by. Danny was making him wait. It was an old trick, but ever it worked on the young, new fighters. They grew frightened, sitting thus and facing their own apprehensions and a callous, tobacco-smoking audience.

But for once the trick failed. Roberts was right. Rivera had / Set inthe second novel from G.J. Rayner & E.M. Rayner once again focuses on the work of OMICRON, a Christian security contractor and intelligence organization specializing in black ops.

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Many Latin American armed forces were shaped by the challenge of internal security, known informally as the "Internal Enemy" doctrine. Introduction. The Mexican War () was the US. Army's first experience waging an extended conflict in a foreign land.

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