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This newspaper's caption reads that not even time can deter ex-braceros from demanding their owed wages. This was published in "La voz" February 13, 2006 in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico.

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This article clipping refers to an announcement that ex-braceros made to block the U.S.-Mexico border for ten minutes in support of the May 1st marches. This article was published in "La Cronica" on April 17, 2006 in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico.

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This photograph includes braceros standing at the Park "Heroes de Chapultepec." They are waiting to reunite and discuss their plan of action in order to receive their back wages.

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The article clipping explicates the fact that ex-braceros protested against the Bush's administrations desire to build a fence on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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This article clipping is the continuation of another clipping. The article refers to the fact that ex-braceros from San Luis, Rio Colorado, Sonora were not counted in the negotiations for back wages. It was published February 7, 2006.

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This article clipping states that ex-braceros from San Luis, Rio Colorado, Sonora were not included in the negotiations for their back wages. This article was published in La Cronica on February 7, 2006 in Mexicali, Baja California.

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This article clipping talks about the disillusion that many ex-braceros have with the idea of only receiving 30,000 pesos as compensation for back wages. This was published February 7, 2006.

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This article clipping refers to announcement that ex-braceros made to block the U.S.-Mexico border for ten minutes in support of the May 1st marches.

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This article clipping articulates the fact that ex-braceros organizers demand for social security rights for the workers. They cite the fact that many of these men are seniors or incapacitated.

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The top article clipping is a continuation of another article clipping. It's about braceros who are organizing to get back their 10%. The bottom article discusses the plans of ex-braceros from Sonora to protest in Guanjauto.

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This article clipping is about the organization movement of ex-braceros through the efforts of Alianza Braceros Proa. The article was published on January 24, 2004.

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There are two newspaper clippings. The top one talks about the lawsuit that braceros have placed against the United States' government. The bottom one talks about an agreement that the Mexican government reached with members of Alianza Braceros Proa.

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This is a political cartoon in regards to ex-braceros and the banks that took the back wages. This cartoon was published on February 12, 2004.

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There are three newspaper photographs with captions. The top one states that ex-braceros were misled. This photograph was published November 29, 2005. The middle one states that ex-braceros were about to block the border to protest the incarceration of Ventura Gutierrez. He was released before this could happen. This caption was published August 19, 2005. The bottom caption states that ex-braceros did not accept the 38,000 pesos that the Mexican government offered them. They said they wanted a minimum of 100,000 pesos. This does not have a publishing date.

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This article clipping lists the amount of money the government offered to pay ex-braceros in back wages. It was published in "La Cronica" (Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico) on December 28, 2005.

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This article clipping states that Mexican officials have decided to give ex-braceros 100,000 pesos and not 38,000 as originally stated. The article was printed in "La Voz de la Frontera" on April 28, 2006.

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There are two article clippings. The first discusses the construction of a facility to help ex-braceros who are still owed their back wages. This article was published February 18, 2004. The other article is about braceros who protested outside of Mexican Embassy in Imperial Valley California. This article was published on February 21, 2004.

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This article clipping pertains to the San Luis Potosi Senator, Yolanda Eugenia Gonzalez Hernandez. The Senator states that she strongly believes that more people should be allowed to pursue their backwages. There should also be an extension so that more people can apply in order to receive their money. "Zona Media" published the article on October 24, 2003 in San Luis Potosi.

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The photo's caption states that members of the organization, Alianza Bracero Proa, once again, gather in protest at Government Center. They are fighting for the money that was taken from their salary in the United States. The United States government stated that they handed over this money to the Mexican government at some point in the last century.

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This article clipping is about a protest Alianza Bracero Proa held in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico. The article was published on April 22, 2006.

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This article clipping explains that even though a year has passed since the ex-braceros began to organize, there has been no movement forward for them to receive any compensation. It also states that braceros from Puebla remember the Battle of Puebla on this day (May 5th, 2006). The article was published in "La Voz de la Frontera" newspaper under the "Nacional" section.

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This newspaper clipping states that braceros did not wish many government officials a Merry Christmas. They are disappointed with the fact that Mexican federal government only offered the braceros 38,000 pesos in compensation for back wages. They say that they will not accept anything less than 100,000 pesos for their 10%.

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This newspaper clipping is of ex-braceros marching down the streets of Mexicali asking to receive $100,000 per capita because of back wages.