Extreme Vulnerability of Migrants: The Cases of the United States and Mexico

Jorge A. Bustamante

Resumen

Abstract

Vulnerability of migrants and reports about human rights violations against immigrants in Mexico and the United States are analyzed and contrasted in regard to the reaction of both governments respectively about those reports. A theoretical frame of the concept of vulnerability is discussed.

La vulnerabilidad extrema de los migrantes: Los casos
de Estados Unidos y México

Resumen

En este artículo se discute el contraste entre las reacciones de los gobiernos de México y Estados Unidos ante evidencias de violaciones a los derechos humanos de sus respectivos inmigrantes y se analizan algunas condiciones de su vulnerabilidad a la luz de un marco teórico resumido en un diagrama

Keywords: social inequality;Hegelian dialectic;vulnerability of migrants;human rights migrants;globalization



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